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Upcoming Ethicon MDL Bellwether Trial

By | Defective Medical Device litigation, Transvaginal Mesh, Uncategorized

transvaginal_mesh_lawsuit_settlements_mdl_multidistrict_litigation_class_action_lawsuit_vaginal_mesh_fda_lawsuitsThe Ethicon multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia is preparing for a second round of bellwether trials, which are due to begin in August 2014. According to a pre-trial order filed by the court managing the Ethicon MDL, the next round of bellwether trials involve two plaintiffs, Jo Huskey and Tonya Edwards.

Huskey’s case is scheduled to be heard first on August 25.

As more and more women continue to file transvaginal mesh lawsuits targeted at Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon over what they claim to be defective medical devices, the outcomes of the Huskey and Edwards cases have the potential to greatly impact transvaginal mesh cases across the country.

Carey Danis & Lowe Represents Victims

The defective medical device lawyers at Carey Danis & Lowe will closely watch for updates on these two Ethicon MDL bellwether trials. As a law firm headquartered in St. Louis that practices personal injury litigation and defective medical device litigation, Carey Danis & Lowe currently represents women who, after receiving a transvaginal mesh implant, suffered serious injuries. Our law firm is deeply committed to holding accountable manufacturers who release defective and dangerous products onto the market.

If you or someone you love has been injured by a transvaginal mesh product, Carey Danis & Lowe is available today to assist in exploring legal options and compensation eligibility. Our initial case evaluations are free.

Also, on the Carey Danis & Lowe website, victims of transvaginal mesh will find useful resources on transvaginal mesh side effects and the latest lawsuit news. Rely upon Carey Danis & Lowe for frequent updates on legal topics that are important to you.

Share your transvaginal mesh story with Carey Danis & Lowe. Give our law firm a call at 800.721.2519, or complete a personal injury claim form.

Judge Selects Four Bellwether Cases in Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Litigation in West Virginia

By | Defective Medical Device litigation, Transvaginal Mesh, Uncategorized

ethicon johson johnsonU.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin has selected four bellwether cases in the Ethicon multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.

The four bellwether cases are:

  • Carolyn Lewis, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson, et al. 2:12-cv-04301 TVT
  • Judy Brown, et al. v. Ethicon, Inc., et al. 2:12-cv-07314 TVT
  • Jo Huskey, et al. v. Ethicon, Inc., et al. 2:12-cv-05201 TVT-O
  • Tonya Edwards, et al. v. Ethicon, Inc., et al. 2:12-cv-09972 TVT-O

The first bellwether case, Lewis v. Johnson & Johnson, will be tried on January 14, 2014, with the second bellwether case, Brown v. Ethicon, scheduled for May 27, 2014. As detailed in court documents, Judge Goodwin will hear a case involving Ethicon’s Gynecare Prolift transvaginal mesh product in the third bellwether trial.

With the selection of these bellwether cases, Judge Goodwin has set forth a pretrial management schedule. By September 16, 2013, the plaintiffs have been ordered to submit a list of expert witnesses and deposition dates. Following this, the defendants will deliver a list of their experts and deposition dates by September 27, 2013.

Carey Danis & Lowe transvaginal mesh lawyers is a national law firm that represents individuals who claim to have been injured by Johnson & Johnson’s transvaginal mesh devices, such as the Ethicon Gynecare Prolift. Carey Danis & Lowe is pleased to see the Ethicon MDL moving forward with the selection and scheduling of bellwether cases.

Women have filed transvaginal mesh lawsuits citing intense pelvic region pain, bleeding, infection, organ damage, mesh erosion, mesh contraction, and painful intercourse. Carey Danis & Lowe encourages anyone who has experienced an injury that they believe is linked to an implant of a transvaginal mesh device to contact one of our experienced transvaginal mesh lawyers today.

Contact Carey Danis & Lowe by calling 800.721.2519, or by submitting a personal injury claim form.