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J&J Systematically Destroyed Evidence in Upcoming Mesh Trials, Pl Lawyers Call it ”Severe” Destruction of Evidence

Ethicon Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, 12-MD-02327, In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation Joseph R. Goodwin, presiding Date filed: 02/07/2012 Date of last filing: 12/03/2013 PART ONE     (Continues in Part 2) According to a 30-page document filed in federal court in West Virginia December 2, [...]

By |2013-12-08T18:21:52-04:00December 8th, 2013|Legal News|17 Comments

Rizzo – No Attorneys’ Fees But Pay $14k to Bard over Dismissed Case

The Good News  Linda Rizzo and her husband Ronald do not have to pay attorney’s fees to C.R. Bard after they dropped their transvaginal mesh lawsuit against the company. Judge Joseph R. Goodwin Judge Joseph R. Goodwin denied the move to recoup attorneys’ fees after the Rizzos dropped [...]

By |2013-11-11T13:22:13-04:00November 11th, 2013|Legal News|9 Comments

Lawsuits on the Horizon – Do they Represent the Scope of Injuries?

Judge Joseph R. Goodwin 2014 should be a very busy year for transvaginal and incontinence mesh lawsuits. The four Boston Scientific bellwether cases have reportedly been chosen by federal Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, overseeing about 30,000 cases consolidated in his West Virginia Court. On August 1, both sides [...]

By |2013-09-06T11:02:12-04:00September 6th, 2013|Legal News|3 Comments

BREAKING NEWS! Settlement offered in Queen Transvaginal Mesh Case

While opening arguments were set to be heard and a jury had been selected comes word that the transvaginal mesh product liability lawsuit filed against manufacturer C.R. Bard has settled. That news was confirmed by sources both inside and outside the courtroom. Here is the story from Monday, day one [...]

By |2013-08-21T11:58:21-04:00August 21st, 2013|Legal News|60 Comments

C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Case Begins in Federal Court in West Virginia

U.S. District Court, Charleston, W.V. July 7, 2013~ The Donna Cisson bellwether case is set for jury selection and opening arguments July 8th in a Charleston, West Virginia federal courthouse. Defendant C.R. Bard is named along with Bard Urological, a division of C.R. Bard, Inc. that designed, manufactured, [...]

By |2013-07-07T23:45:21-04:00July 7th, 2013|Legal News|1 Comment

Litigation: Vaginal Mesh Status Conference May 2012

May 27, 2012 ~ The Honorable Judge Joseph R. Goodwin is overseeing all four vaginal mesh MDLs (multidistrict litigation) in his U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. A status conference was held Thursday, May 24, 2012, in the U.S. Courthouse in Charleston, West Virginia [...]

By |2012-05-27T23:05:33-04:00May 27th, 2012|Legal News|0 Comments