Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit Settlement Updates

More than 100,000 lawsuits have been filed against various manufacturers over the dangerous polymers used in their pelvic implant devices. Researchers have discovered that many of these manufacturers were fully aware of the potential health risks and still pushed these products to market. Some of the subsequent issues include permanent disability, continues pain and other serious health complications.

To get more information about the legal options you or a loved one have after suffering complications from a pelvic implant, contact our mesh legal team today.

Polypropylene and Other Polymers Causing Health Complications with Vaginal and Hernia Mesh Implants

On May 13, Chris DeArmitt from Phantom Plastics appeared on 60 Minutes, touching on some of the dangers associated with mesh constructed from polypropylene (PP) sourced from China and Texas. In a subsequent interview, he discussed more regarding the inherent … Read more

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Pelvic Mesh Implant Lawsuits Filed Against Ethicon over Defective Manufacturing

Reports estimate that 100,000 families have filed lawsuits against Ethicon for the pelvic mesh they manufacture. Lenda Suggs claims that the pelvic mesh implant she has causes her constant discomfort and stops her from leaving the house at all. To … Read more

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What are the Complications of Transvaginal Mesh Implants?

Transvaginal mesh implants are small patch-like devices that are inserted in the pelvic cavity to hold back and retain prolapsed organs and organs that have shifted out of the proper anatomical position, including the urethra, rectum, uterus, small intestine and … Read more

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Transvaginal Mesh Implant FAQ: What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Transvaginal mesh implants, also called pelvic mesh implants, have been at the center of a lawsuit firestorm, with approximately 70,000 lawsuits filed in a multi-district litigation (MDL) case in the Southern District of West Virginia federal court and as much … Read more

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Manufacturer Resists Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Consolidation

In a West Virginia federal courtroom, C.R. Bard recently claimed that jurors could be biased if they are led to conclude that ‘something must be wrong’ with the transvaginal mesh devices after learning about the dozens of lawsuits that have been filed against the embroiled manufacturer. Read more

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Cases Still Arising With Pelvic Mesh Devices

Personal injury cases involving pelvic mesh, transvaginal mesh and hernia mesh implants are still on the rise, with attorneys receiving a steady flow of new clients who are coming forward to seek compensation for injuries caused by these high-risk and sometimes faulty devices. Read more

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Endo Offers $830 Million Settlement for 20,000 Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Endo International, parent company of American Medical Systems, Inc., has offered to pay out a sum of approximately $830 million to about 20,000 women who have filed vaginal mesh lawsuits after receiving vaginal mesh implants that resulted in serious complications. … Read more

FDA Issues Warning to Transvaginal Mesh Maker American Medical Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to American Medical Systems following a visit to Minnetonka, Minnesota manufacturing plant that makes pelvic mesh devices, which are at the center of thousands of personal injury lawsuits. The … Read more

Law Firm Sanctioned for Moving Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit to a New Court as Stalling Tactic

A law firm, Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP, has been slapped with sanctions for allegedly bringing their pelvic mesh lawsuit to a federal court in West Virginia. This move, which has been called a stalling tactic in order to delay … Read more

FDA Calls for More Stringent Regulations Surrounding Pelvic Mesh

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling for stricter safety regulations governing pelvic mesh implants, which are commonly used to perform surgical repairs for conditions such as pelvic organ prolapse. Under the new FDA proposal that was issued … Read more

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