Legal experts, among them defective medical device lawyers at Carey Danis & Lowe, have been closely following the Boston Scientific transvaginal mesh lawsuits, and have remarked on how the company’s two recent losses in Florida and West Virginia must be placing an increased amount of pressure to propose a transvaginal mesh lawsuit settlement.
The Florida case resulted in a $26.7 million verdict, and the West Virginia jury awarded the plaintiffs an $18.5 million package.
These multimillion dollar verdicts are indicative of how much is due to each plaintiff for injuries related to use of Boston Scientific transvaginal mesh products. The Florida case involved the Pinnacle product, which is used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP). The lawsuit involved four plaintiffs. The West Virginia case involved another Boston Scientific product, the Obtryx, used to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The West Virginia lawsuit involved four plaintiffs as well.
According to Reuters, each of the four plaintiffs in the Florida case received anywhere from $6.5 – 6.7 million, and in the West Virginia case, the four plaintiffs received anywhere between $3.25 – 4.25 million.
Though it cannot be said for certain that each transvaginal mesh case will see compensation similar to what transpired in Florida and West Virginia, the compensatory trend established thus far is in the favor of plaintiffs. It is a positive outcome to have juries fairly compensate these plaintiffs who have suffered tremendously from defective transvaginal mesh.
Furthermore, these two cases have legal analysts speculating that Boston Scientific may be feeling the pressure to propose a settlement, especially if juries continue to dole out multimillion dollar verdicts.
Carey Danis & Lowe is a St. Louis law firm that represents transvaginal mesh victims. Our personal injury and defective medical device lawyers have a deep understanding of the pain caused by these types of products, and as such, are dedicated to recovering losses for our clients.
If you or someone you love has been injured by transvaginal mesh, including the Boston Scientific Obtryx and Pinnacle, it is important to begin exploring legal options and compensation eligibility soon. Carey Danis & Lowe can offer you our professional advice on how to move forward with your case during a free, no-obligation case evaluation.
Share your transvaginal mesh story with Carey Danis & Lowe today. Contact our law offices by phone at 800.721.2519, or by completing a confidential personal injury claim form.References: Defective Medical Device litigation, Transvaginal Mesh