The next C.R. Bard transvaginal mesh trial is scheduled for Dec. 3 in the U.S. District Court in West Virginia, according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which represents clients in transvaginal mesh injury lawsuits, reports on updates related to Bard mesh trials, in addition to offering a brief rundown of the multimillion dollar vaginal mesh verdicts to date.
Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics agreed Nov. 19 to a DePuy ASR hip settlement of at least $2.5 billion, according to news reports. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, a metal-on-metal hip implant law firm, notes that those who underwent revision surgery will be eligible for a settlement, but settlement is not required.
There are six federal case consolidations in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia for as many major mesh manufacturers, and bellwether trials have been scheduled for most of them, according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which represents clients in vaginal mesh lawsuits, notes that the next trial scheduled, which involves C.R. Bard, is coming up on Dec. 3.
Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics will reportedly offer $4 billion in DePuy settlements to resolve thousands of DePuy ASR hip lawsuits in state and federal courts, according to a Nov. 12 Bloomberg Businessweek article.* The Rottenstein Law Group LLP notes that part of the agreement says that future patients who find their hip implants are allegedly defective will still be able to sue, meaning that the value of the settlement could increase.