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Federal Court Calendar for Transvaginal Mesh Cases in WV

Many readers of Mesh News Desk are asking what has become of the bellwether trials that were supposed to take place in a timely manner. That has clearly not happened.  With the first C.R. Bard trial of Donna Cisson taking place in July 2013, the pace has been slow and [...]

By |2014-03-17T12:50:23-04:00March 17th, 2014|Legal News|26 Comments

Federal Cases Now Top 30K!

The following is an update on the status of the federal cases consolidated in the multidistrict litigation. The cases have been filed together in federal court in Charleston, West Virginia.   US District Court, Charleston WV   Follow the So. District of West Virginia http://www.wvsd.uscourts.gov/ It is possible [...]

By |2013-09-10T20:07:43-04:00September 10th, 2013|Legal News|3 Comments

75% of Cisson Punitive Damages Goes to Georgia

Scales of Justice, WikiCommons One day after the Donna Cisson case comes word that 75 percent of her $1.75 million punitive award will go to the state of Georigia's general fund. It is the result of the tort reform movement that has quietly crept into U.S. courts around [...]

By |2013-08-16T14:49:02-04:00August 16th, 2013|Legal News|21 Comments

Jury Awards $2 Million to Donna Cisson in First Federal Transvaginal Case Against C.R. Bard

Scales of Justice, WikiCommons Breaking News ~ 5: 31 pm The jury just awarded Donna and Dan Cisson $1,750,000 in punitive awards in their product liability lawsuit against C.R. Bard & Co.  The punitive phase was entered into after the compensatory award of $250,000 was announced late this [...]

By |2013-08-15T16:19:50-04:00August 15th, 2013|Legal News|30 Comments

Readers Resource on Upcoming WV Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Here is the schedule for the upcoming cases filed in Charleston, WV, 26,769 as of last week. Remember there are four cases naming C.R. Bard that will be heard back to back. These are bellwether cases that could signal a settlement if the product liability cases are successful. As of [...]

By |2013-07-15T21:40:16-04:00July 15th, 2013|Mesh Reading Room Resource|0 Comments