The vaginal mesh lawsuit trials are moving along with new news every day. The Vaginal Mesh Helpline keeps you updated and asks that every woman with a defective mesh file speak to a vaginal mesh lawyer today. Even if you have been turned away from another law firm to not give up. Call the Vaginal Mesh Helpline now.
Latest Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit News
Vaginal mesh lawsuits involving Ethicon, Inc.’s Gynecare pelvic mesh products continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia. According to a Pretrial Order dated August 12, 2013, the Court has scheduled eight telephonic discovery conferences to be held each Friday through September 23, 2013. The first of these conferences was held on August 16th, while the next is scheduled for August 23rd at 3:00 p.m. (In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation – MDL No. 2327)
Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits
Ethicon Inc.’s Gynecare mesh products have been named in a growing number of vaginal mesh lawsuits since October 2008, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the first of two public health alerts to inform the public of the high rate of serious complications associated with the use of pelvic mesh to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Court documents indicate that more than 8,400 vaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed against Ethicon in the Southern District of West Virginia, all of which allege the company’s Gynecare products caused women to suffer serious complications, including mesh erosion, infections, chronic pain and scarring. Plaintiffs accuse the company of failing to provide adequate warnings to doctors and patients about the significant risk of serious vaginal mesh complications.
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