The transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL) cases are progressing in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Five vaginal mesh MDLs have been established in the U.S. District Court, and are being presided over by U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin.
One of the five vaginal mesh MDLs includes the Ethicon MDL, known as In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation MDL No. 2327. Vaginal mesh lawsuits have also been consolidated into MDLs against C. R. Bard, Inc., American Medical Systems, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., and Coloplast Corp.
According to pretrial order 52, U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin has set a date for bellwether case presentations. In the court document, Judge Goodwin describes that on the day of the bellwether presentations, he will inform both parties as to the date on which he will finalize his case selections for bellwether trials. The bellwether presentations will take place on July 25, 2013.
The pretrial order applies to all vaginal mesh MDLs.
Carey Danis & Lowe vaginal mesh lawyers see the setting of the bellwether case presentation date as a major step forward in the litigation process. Furthermore, for the plaintiffs who claim to have been injured by these manufacturers’ vaginal mesh products, justice and closure continues to gets closer and closer.
Women who have been injured by the Ethicon Gynecare Prolift and other vaginal mesh products contact vaginal mesh lawyers at Carey Danis & Lowe on a daily basis. If you or someone you love has been injured by a vaginal mesh product, it is important to understand that you are not alone in your pain and suffering, and that Carey Danis & Lowe transvaginal mesh lawyers are here to offer expert legal counsel.
For a free legal evaluation about your vaginal mesh case, and for assistance in filing a transvaginal mesh lawsuit, contact Carey Danis & Lowe today by calling 800.721.2519 or submit a personal injury claim form.References: Defective Medical Device litigation, Transvaginal Mesh