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Case management in MDLs 2325 (AMS), 2326 (Boston Scientific), & 2327 (Ethicon)

Judge Goodwin’s Daybook Entries of May 24, 2012, contain a case management section applicable to the AMS, Boston Scientific and Ethicon vaginal mesh injury cases, and states: MDL Nos. 2325 (AMS), 2326 (Boston Scientific), and 2327 (Ethicon): • Direct Filling Order. • Protective Order; the Protective Order entered in the Bard MDL will be the […]

Case management in MDLs 2325 (AMS), 2326 (Boston Scientific), & 2327 (Ethicon)

Judge Goodwin’s Daybook Entries of May 24, 2012, contain a case management section applicable to the AMS, Boston Scientific and Ethicon vaginal mesh injury cases, and states: MDL Nos. 2325 (AMS), 2326 (Boston Scientific), and 2327 (Ethicon): • Direct Filling Order. • Protective Order; the Protective Order entered in the Bard MDL will be the […]

Status of MDL 2327 Ethicon Pelvic Repair Litigation

Judge Goodwin’s Daybook Entry of May 24, 2012 reflects that the following matters were discussed in the MDL 2327 Ethicon Pelvic Repair Litigation: • ESI Protocol: coordination with New Jersey document production. • Pltf and Deft Fact Sheets • Coordination of discovery with ongoing New Jersey discovery. • Number of examiners. • Foreign depositions. • […]

Status of MDL 2326 Boston Scientific Pelvic Repair Litigation

On May 24, 2012, Judge Goodwin’s Daybook Entries reflect that the following matters were discussed in the Boston Scientific vaginal mesh injury litigation: • Pending Motions to Dismiss. • Boston Scientific Corporations Request for Science Day. • Discussion of ESI Protocol, Pltf and Deft Fact Sheets, Coordination of Discovery with Massachusetts. Boston Scientific’s science day […]

J&J Irresponsibly Fails to Recall Vaginal Mesh Implants

In response to an increase in the amount of reported injuries and lawsuits resulting from surgical mesh implants, Johnson & Johnson has decided to stop selling the product used to treat women’s health problems. The company expressed its desire to do so in a letter sent to judges in New Jersey and West Virginia who […]

J&J Irresponsibly Fails to Recall Vaginal Mesh Implants

In response to an increase in the amount of reported injuries and lawsuits resulting from surgical mesh implants, Johnson & Johnson has decided to stop selling the product used to treat women’s health problems. The company expressed its desire to do so in a letter sent to judges in New Jersey and West Virginia who […]

Transvaginal Mesh and Vaginal Sling Products Pose a Risk of Serious Injury from Life-Threatening Side Effects

For women experiencing Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) or Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), placement of transvaginal surgical mesh was intended to help reinforce the weakened vaginal or urethral walls. Ideally, the permanently implanted surgical mesh would repair POP and/or treat urinary incontinence. In 2008 the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) noticed that the number […]

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