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NBC: C.R. Bard Forged Documents on Controversial Blood Clot Filter to Gain FDA Approval

MND, September 8, 2015 ~ This week, NBC News investigated a blood clot filter made by C.R. Bard, and the questionable way the controversial medical device was approved for market. Bard also makes a number of pelvic meshes which are the focus of thousands of defective product lawsuits.  The Recovery blood-clot [...]

By |2015-09-09T01:49:31-04:00September 9th, 2015|Media Reports|3 Comments

The Cisson Transvaginal Mesh Trial Against C.R. Bard – What did we Learn?

U.S. District Court, Charleston WV The Donna Cisson product liability trial against C.R. Bard, a New Jersey- based mesh manufacturer is finally over and the Judgment Order was filed in federal court October 18, 2013 confirming the jury verdict which C.R. Bard tried to amend or reverse. On [...]

By |2013-12-04T00:40:32-05:00December 4th, 2013|Legal News|13 Comments

Jones Transvaginal Mesh Trial Rescheduled Again

Another Rescheduling in the last bellwether trial against C.R. Bard It appears that the Carolyn Jones product liability trial naming C.R. Bard has been cancelled for a third time. Originally scheduled to start December 3, Tuesday, Court Order #380 states there will be a Pretrial Conference Thursday, January 9 at [...]

By |2013-11-26T16:55:15-05:00November 26th, 2013|Legal News|1 Comment

Vaginal Mesh and English Law

Oliver Thorne, solicitor UK Michelmores by Oliver Thorne, Michelmores law firm UK http://www.michelmores.com/ Vaginal Mesh and English Law There is a storm brewing over the Atlantic. With multi-million pound settlements and awards being secured in U.S. mesh claims, a picture is beginning to emerge of the global spread [...]

By |2013-11-11T15:11:17-05:00November 11th, 2013|Op-Ed|13 Comments

C.R. Bard Wants $14k from Linda Rizzo Over Dismissed Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Mesh maker C.R. Bard, of Murray Hill, N.J., wants  to recoup its legal costs in preparing to defend itself in the recently dismissed Bard Avaulta Plus lawsuit filed by Linda and Ronald Rizzo. Rizzo dismissed the case without prejudice September 13 after experiencing some problems with an expert witness. The [...]

By |2013-10-17T15:15:46-04:00October 17th, 2013|Legal News|10 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