Multidistrict Litigation

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Multidistrict Litigation Basics: A Primer for Plaintiffs

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 1, 2019, by Elizabeth Chamblee Burch~ In recognition of World Mesh Awareness Day, I thought I’d write a longer post about the nuts and bolts of hiring an attorney and what should you expect if your case is part of a mass tort—e.g., if [...]

By |2019-05-09T14:41:50-04:00May 1st, 2019|Mesh Reading Room Resource|0 Comments

Still Time to Participate in MDL Satisfaction Survey for Pelvic Mesh Plaintiffs

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 4, 2019- It is not too late to participate in a survey and confidentially share your thoughts on how the multidistrict litigation (MDL) has been working for you.  More than 104,000 pelvic mesh cases were consolidated in one court in Charleston, West Virginia to [...]

By |2019-04-16T13:52:38-04:00April 4th, 2019|Mesh Reading Room Resource|4 Comments

Judge Gives Green Light of Millions to Lawyers in Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 5, 2019 ~ The judge overseeing more than 100-thousand pelvic mesh product liability lawsuits addressed the looming question of whether or not lawyers involved in the cases could collect upward of $550 million in fees and expenses in the mesh litigation. On Wednesday, January [...]

By |2019-03-23T01:57:47-04:00February 6th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|51 Comments

500 Women Have Ethicon Mesh Cases Dismissed

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 24, 2018 ~ At one time the multidistrict litigation (MDL) had more than 104,000 product liability cases filed over allegedly defective pelvic mesh. Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon division were the largest among seven mesh makers.  But women who never had their mesh [...]

By |2018-07-27T11:15:07-04:00July 24th, 2018|Legal News|18 Comments

Pelvic Mesh MDL is Closing to New Cases!

MAM rally in Charleston, WV in 2015 Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 25, 2018 ~ It was opened in January of 2012. The multidistrict litigation (MDL) court handling pelvic mesh cases swelled to more than 104,000 cases.  Now Judge Goodwin who oversees the MDL has issued orders [...]

By |2018-06-25T15:06:43-04:00June 25th, 2018|Legal News|46 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Cases in MDL – Who Is Settling, Who Isn’t

Scales of Justice, WikiCommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 10, 2017 ~ Look at multidistrict litigation for transvaginal mesh cases in the U.S. and specifically the numeric listing of cases found in the Southern District of West Virginia. Which product liability cases remain opened and which are [...]

By |2018-08-28T16:26:24-04:00August 10th, 2017|Featured|21 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Cases Top 100k, Judge Wants To End MDL

from Whistleblower Law insights Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 30, 2017 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin overseeing the transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL) reportedly wants to end the MDL sometime this year. The mass tort is now at 100,731 product liability cases filed in the West Virginia federal [...]

By |2017-02-21T20:06:16-04:00February 7th, 2017|Legal News|41 Comments

How to Look Up Your Pelvic Mesh Case

                  Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 2, 2017 ~ Many of you already know how to look up your pelvic mesh case filed in federal court. Here is a step-by-step way to find it through a Google Search. This applies only [...]

By |2017-01-02T10:42:23-04:00January 2nd, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|24 Comments

What is Multidistrict Litigation?

Byrd federal court, Charleston WV Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 16, 2016 ~ MDL, Multidistrict Litigation.  Readers of Mesh Medical Device News Desk have been hearing about the court where most of the transvaginal mesh cases are consolidated. But what is the MDL and how did it get [...]

By |2017-01-05T19:46:49-04:00December 16th, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|1 Comment