Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Boston Scientific Ordered to Pay $100 Million in Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

boston scientific loses in 100 million dollar verdict over transvaginal mesh lawsuitBoston Scientific Corp. has been ordered to pay $100 million to a Delaware woman who claims the company’s transvaginal mesh implants caused her chronic pain and left her unable to have sex. According to Bloomberg, this marks the first verdict returned following Boston Scientific’s agreement to settle 3,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits.

Transvaginal mesh implants are intended to treat urinary incontinence and organ prolapse in ...

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Boston Scientific Wins its First Trial Over Vaginal Mesh Injuries

The first of a series of trials regarding Boston Scientific’s vaginal mesh devices has ended in the company’s favor. Bloomberg reports that a Massachusetts jury found that the plaintiff had not proven that Boston Scientific’s vaginal mesh device, named Pinnacle mesh, was defectively designed. The jury also found that the plaintiff failed to demonstrate that the warnings about the inherent risks of the device were inadequate.

Over 12,000 lawsuits have been filed against Boston Scientific on ...

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Urinary Incontinence Treatment Options

CNN Health is providing online coverage of a Harvard Special Report discussing the available treatments for urinary incontinence. Treatment options typically vary between men and women and are based on the cause of the urinary incontinence. Obviously, patients suffering from incontinence will need to discuss with their doctors which treatment option is the best choice for their situation.

Treatments for urinary incontinence vary from simple lifestyle changes to invasive surgeries. According to the Harvard Special Report, lifestyle ...

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Women Want State’s Help in Pelvic Mesh Fight

A coalition of women who had received pelvic mesh implants that led to complications have asked the Texas Attorney General to pursue legal action against Johnson & Johnson, a large implant manufacturer. The women allege that Johnson & Johnson violated state law by practicing deceptive business practices including by not sufficiently warning women about the risks associated with transvaginal mesh implant or removal surgery.

Pelvic mesh implants are typically used to treat a condition known as ...

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$73 Million Awarded to Woman Injured by Boston Scientific Mesh Implant

After winning the first two trials over injuries allegedly caused by its Obtryx sling, Boston Scientific has been ordered to pay $73 million to a plaintiff in a Texas state court case. A Bloomberg story reports that this is the first award against this particular company because of a vaginal-mesh implant.

Boston Scientific was found liable for defectively designing its vaginal mesh sling. The plaintiff suffered from minor urine leakage when she received the Obtryx sling, ...

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Pelvic Mesh Litigation Filings Continue to Accumulate

Philadelphia mass tort pelvic mesh filings are increasing steadily after the creation of a mass tort category for these cases in February. An article in The Legal Intelligencer reports that the largest accumulation of case filings occurred in June of 2014, when 375 cases were filed. This was followed by another 192 cases in July and several more thus far in August.

The pelvic mesh lawsuit continues to grow on the premise that the mesh causes internal ...

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