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Transvaginal Mesh MDL Lawsuits, Vaginal Mesh Class Action Lawsuit

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Vaginal Mesh Class Action Trials Will Begin Soon, Vaginal Mesh Lawyers are Filing Lawsuits

Ethicon Gynecare Vaginal Mesh, Bladder Sling  Trials to Begin Next Year

The first Ethicon Gynecare pelvic mesh lawsuits are scheduled to go  to trial by the end of next year in New Jersey state court. The mesh trials will be presented by lead transvaginal mesh lawyers.

Judge Carol E. Higbee has scheduled the first Ethicon Gynecare test cases, bellwether trials, to begin in November 2012.

Discovery for cases being prepared for early trial dates is to be completed by March 30, and expert witnesses are to be deposed by October 5.

More than 350 lawsuits over Ethicon Gynecare transvaginal mesh have been centralized under Higbee for pretrial proceedings.

The cases involves women who received Gynecare Prolift mesh, Gynecare Gynemesh, Gynecare Prolene mesh, Gynecare TVT sling or another pelvic mesh product manufactured by Ethicon. These mesh are usually for urinary incontinence and are bladder sling types of Prolene mesh.

Bard Trials To Begin Next Year

C.R. Bard Inc. will face its first federal-court trial next year over claims that the company’s vaginal mesh products injured women.

U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin in Charleston, West Virginia, set a Feb. 5 trial date for the first of about 600 federal cases making the case that the Bard Avaulta mesh caused organ damage.Judge  Goodwin is overseeing a consolidation of cases filed in federal courts across the U.S. against Bard, Johnson & Johnson and other makers of vaginal-mesh implants.

The order of trials for the first federal cases over Avaulta “will be determined after completion” of pretrial information exchanges between Bard and the plaintiffs, according to Judge Goodwin.

Vaginal Mesh manufacturers:

Bard, Gynecare, (  J & J Ethicon  ), AMS (American Medical Systems) and Boston Scientific  have the largest market shares of transvaginal mesh products. With the largest shares comes the largest injury claims by women against these manufacturers.

C.R. Bard's products

        Bard Pelvitex
        Bard Pelvisoft
        Bard Pelvilace or Pelvicol
        Bard Utrtex
        Bard Uretex TO
        Bard Uretex TOO2
        Bard Uretex TOO3

Gynecare/Ethicon/Johnson & Johnson products

        Gynecare Prosima
        Gynecare TVT Exact
        Gynecare TVT Abbrevo
        Gynecare TVT Retropubic System
        Gynecare TVT
        Gynecare TVT Obturator
        Gynecare TVT Secur
        Gynecare Gynemesh PS
        Gynecare Prolift
        Gynecare Prolift+M

AMS's products

        AMS MiniArc Precise Single-Incision Sling
        AMS MiniArc Single Incision Sling
        AMS Monarc Subfascial Hammock
        AMS In-Fast Ultra Transvaginal Sling
        AMS BioArc
        AMS Sparc Self-Fixating Sling System
        AMS Elevate
        AMS Perigree
        AMS Apogee

Boston Scientific products

        Boston Scientific Arise
        Boston Scientific Pinnacle
        Boston Scientific Advantage Fit
        Boston Scientific Lynx
        Boston Scientific Obtryx
        Boston Scientific Prefyx PPS
        Boston Scientific Solyx

Tyco Covidian  manufacturers the Tyco Covidian Duo and Mentor ObTape

    Coloplast Products
    Coloplast Novasilk,
    Colopast Exair,
    Coloplast Suspend,
    Coloplast Axis,

All the mesh implants are used to treat pelvic organ prolapse by supporting weakened pelvic muscles, urinary incontinence,and  bladder or bowel prolapse used  post hysterectomy, and for  cystoceles and rectoceles.

Now would be the time to file your Vaginal mesh class action, MDL lawsuit.

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