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Paragard IUD Cases Rising

December 8, 2020 — The number of women alleging that their Paragard IUDs broke off inside of them during their removal is not slowing, but rather increasing at an alarming rate.  Those affected by the allegedly defective IUDs claim that Teva Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer, failed to warn both them and their doctors about the risk of the IUD breaking...

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Thousands of Hernia Mesh Cases Consolidated and Preparing for Trial

Thousands of Cases Consolidated – Heading for Trial September 2018 – Thousands of cases have been consolidated in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in front of Judge Richard W. Story.  The Court entered an order in January 2018 which created an initial group of 34 cases to prepare for trial. The initial group of...

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Three Medical Manufacturers Due In Court In 2021 Over Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Lawsuits against Bard, Ethicon, and Atrium resumed in 2021 after the COVID-19 pandemic stalled litigation. Nearly 15,000 claims have been filed against these three companies for their Hernia mesh products.  None of the companies have announced settlements in any lawsuit, but claims continue to rise. Source: Drug Watch

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Currently Pending MDLs Against Hernia Mesh Manufacturers

October 2020 – There are currently three separate multidistrict litigations (MDLs) open against manufacturers of hernia mesh surgical devices, as listed below: Atrium C-QUR Mesh MDL In re: Atrium Medical Corp. C-Qur Mesh Products Liability Litigation, Case No.: 16-MD-2753 LM (New Hampshire). The judicial panel established the consolidated litigation in December 2016. To date, approximately 2,100 lawsuits over Atrium...

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New Hampshire Collects $600,000 In Damages In Suit Against Bard

The attorneys general of 48 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit against CR Bard for $600 million, and states are beginning to recover damages in the case. The suit is based on claims that the medical manufacturer downplayed the risks of its transvaginal mesh. This misleading information cost states hundreds of thousands of dollars in Medicaid...

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Plaintiff’s Win in Bard IVC Filter MDL Upheld by 9th Circuit

The 9th U.S. District Court of Appeals affirmed the $3.6 million award to a plaintiff against Bard Medical. The MDL jury in Phoenix awarded the plaintiff $1.6 million in damages and $2 million in punitive damages finding that Bard knew the G2 device fractured, migrated, and caused perforations than other existing products and physicians should be warned. Source: Reuters

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Your Wrongful Death Attorney

Unfortunately, at Gerling Law, our professional team is familiar with accidents that result in wrongful death. If you know someone who has passed away due to another person’s negligent behavior, we offer our deepest apologies. This time is difficult, painful, and unfair. To make the situation worse, these particular types of cases are often constricted by a statute of...

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DePuy Settles Multi-state Lawsuit

DePuy, a Johnson & Johnson owned company, agreed to settle a hip implant lawsuit for $120 million. The suit, brought by the attorneys general of 46 states, accused the company of mis-marketing its hip implant product. In addition to paying damages, the settlement also dictates that DePuy must reevaluate its marketing and advertising strategies for its hip implants. Source:...

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Go With Experience

If you are searching for legal counsel in Evansville, Indianapolis, Louisville, Owensboro, or surrounding communities, contact Gerling Law. Our lawyers have one purpose: to make your life better through assertive advocacy, legal experience, and a commitment to results. For over five decades, our firm has helped individuals get their lives back after an accident or when they can no...

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