Southern District of West Virginia

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Status Conference Update: Transvaginal Mesh Cases Moving Ahead

April 18, 2013 ~ Thanks go out to attorney Harry Bell who is based in Charleston, West Virginia, the location of the federal courthouse that will hear thousands of transvaginal and incontinence surgical mesh cases. He provided MDND with an update on today’s Status Conference on the cases filed against Read more

By | 2013-04-18T17:15:17+00:00 April 18th, 2013|Legal News|4 Comments

Day 31: Linda Gross v. Ethicon It's Over! $11.1 Million

Linda Gross February 28, 2013 ~ After a 31 day trial, jurors in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon case awarded $7.76 million in punitive damages to Linda and Jeff Gross for the injuries she suffered from a Johnson & Johnson product, the Prolift transvaginal mesh. The nine-person jury Read more

By | 2013-02-28T15:15:35+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Legal News|15 Comments

Mesh Lawsuits Filed: Ten-Thousand and Growing

  iStockphoto image October 17, 2012 ~ Court cases filed around the country naming six mesh makers currently number 10,000 and are growing, some at a rate of 100 new cases filed a week. MDND has added up the number of lawsuits pending in federal court consolidated in Read more

By | 2012-10-17T17:44:57+00:00 October 17th, 2012|Featured|4 Comments

Lead Attorneys to be Chosen in Transvaginal Mesh Cases Friday, April 13

The Honorable Judge Joseph Goodwin The Honorable Judge Joseph Goodwin will oversee a hearing Friday, April 13, to decide who will be the lead attorneys in the consolidated lawsuits over defective transvaginal mesh. Hundreds of cases have been consolidated in the Southern District of West Virginia in Multidistrict Read more

By | 2012-04-12T23:44:20+00:00 April 12th, 2012|Legal News|2 Comments

American Medical Systems Files its Position Statement Laying Out its Strategy in Court in Defective Mesh Lawsuits

April 9, 2012 ~ On Friday, April 6, American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS) of Minnetonka, Minnesota filed its Position Statement with federal court in the Southern District of West Virginia laying out its strategy in its defense of its synthetic surgical mesh used to treat female conditions of Read more

By | 2012-04-09T16:37:51+00:00 April 9th, 2012|Legal News|5 Comments
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