Judge Joseph R. Goodwin

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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, Read more

By | 2013-12-08T18:21:52+00:00 December 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 Read more

By | 2013-11-11T13:22:13+00:00 November 11th, 2013|Legal News|9 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 Read more

By | 2013-08-21T11:58:21+00:00 August 21st, 2013|Legal News|60 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 Read more

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

In C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Federal Trial Tempers Flare

With more than 27,000 cases naming six transvaginal mesh makers consolidated in a Charleston, West Virginia federal courtroom, the Donna Cisson v. C.R. Bard is the first to go to trial. The first Cisson trial, which began July 8, ended in a mistrial two days later. Drugwatch reports on the Read more

By | 2013-08-01T16:12:27+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Legal News|8 Comments

Bard Faces Plaintiff After Mistrial in First Federal Case Against Transvaginal Mesh

Donna Cisson Facebook page The case of Donna Cisson v. C.R. Bard began for a second time in a federal court in Charleston, West Virginia today. Cisson, 55, was implanted with a Bard Avaulta Plus Posterior mesh on May 8, 2009 in Toccoa, Georgia. The initial product liability Read more

By | 2013-07-29T20:38:52+00:00 July 29th, 2013|Legal News|1 Comment

Mistrial Declared in First Federal Transvaginal Mesh Trial

Judge Joseph R. Goodwin July 10, 2013~  Saying it was the first time in his 20 years on the bench he had declared a mistrial, federal Judge Joseph R. Goodwin ended the first federal trial involving one of six transvaginal mesh manufacturers, C.R. Bard, after just two days Read more

By | 2013-07-10T15:34:41+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Legal News|34 Comments