Jury Finds Ethicon’s TVT-O Incontinence Sling Defectively Designed. Awards Texas Woman $1.2 Million

A Dallas, Texas jury of 7 men and 7 women recently returned a $1.2 million verdict in favor of Linda Batiste. Ms. Batiste alleged the TVT-O sling, manufactured by Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson, was defective and Ethicon failed to warn … [Read more]

Another Avaulta Vaginal Mesh Case Settles On Eve Of Trial

Defendant C.R. Bard Co. recalled the Avaulta line of vaginal mesh implants in the United States on July 1, 2012. Now, on the eve of trial in Atlantic City, the company has settled a second Avaulta transvaginal mesh case for an undisclosed amount of … [Read more]

Avaulta Vaginal Mesh Trials Set To Resume Early October 2013

As Meshrecall.org has previously reported, trial dates were set for four bellwether cases against C.R. Bard and its Avaulta vaginal mesh implant. But due to pretrial settlement in the Queen case, as well as delay caused by the mistrial from the first … [Read more]

Remaining Avaulta Mesh Trials Set To Begin

Meshrecall.org reports the final two Avaulta transvaginal mesh trials will be scheduled to begin shortly. The final two cases are Rizzo, et al. v. C.R. Bard, Inc., and Jones v. C.R. Bard, Inc. The trial schedule will be reset due to the settlement in … [Read more]

Second Avaulta Mesh Case Settles Before Trial, More Cases To Be Tried

Meshrecall.org reports C.R. Bard, the manufacturer of the Avaulta transvaginal mesh device, settled the second bellwether transvaginal mesh lawsuit to go to trial. The plaintiff alleged her Avaulta vaginal mesh product caused injury and … [Read more]

A Primer On Transvaginal Mesh Litigation – Vaginal Mesh Recall

Vaginal Mesh Recall Although the FDA has not yet issued a vaginal mesh recall, several devices have been withdrawn from the market and thousands of women have filed suit against transvaginal mesh implant manufacturers. Understanding Transvaginal … [Read more]

$2 Million Verdict In Avaulta Vaginal Mesh Trial

A jury awarded $2 million to a woman who alleged C.R. Bard concealed defects in its recalled Avaulta vaginal mesh product. This was the first of four federal trials against C.R. Bard and the Avaulta mesh implant. The jury in Charleston, West … [Read more]

Closing Arguments Expected In C.R. Bard Avaulta Mesh Trial

Plaintiff Cisson has rested in the current federal trial against C.R. Bard and its Avaulta vaginal mesh product. C.R. Bard currently is presenting its defense to the jury. At the conclusion of her case, Ms. Cisson took the stand, along with her … [Read more]

Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh Never Tested, Unfit For Humans, Jury Told In Mesh Lawsuit

Evidence in the current mesh bellwether trial shows C.R. Bard's Avaulta mesh product, and the polypropylene support system, was made from a raw material unfit for human use. The jury was told the Avaulta mesh product was never tested in humans before … [Read more]

Second C.R. Bard Vaginal Mesh Trial Underway

A jury has been empaneled for the second vaginal mesh trial against trasvaginal mesh manufacturer C.R. Bard. As Meshrecall.org previously reported, a mistrial was declared in the first trial because an expert witness allegedly gave testimony the … [Read more]