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Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Centralized in 4 Different MDLs in W. VA

A panel of federal judges has decided to create three new multidistrict litigations (MDLs) for all vaginal mesh lawsuits involving products manufactured by American Medical Systems, Inc. (AMS), Boston Scientific Corp. and Ethicon, Inc. The new MDLs will be centralized in the Southern District of West Virginia, where litigation over Bard Avaulta mesh systems is already consolidated.…

Vaginal Mesh Complication Rate Studies Ordered by FDA

Federal health regulators indicate that they are concerned about the risk of complications with vaginal mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence, and are ordering manufacturers to conduct new studies on the surgical products’ safety. …

Motion Filed to Centralize Vaginal Mesh Litigation in West Virginia

A growing number of women throughout the United States are pursing product liability lawsuits against various medical device manufacturers as a result of problems with transvaginal bladder mesh systems, which have been linked to reports of infection, vaginal erosion, pelvic pain and other complications. Some plaintiffs are now calling for the vaginal mesh litigation pending against four different companies to be centralized before one judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.…