U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin set the trial date of February 5, 2013 for the first transvaginal mesh lawsuit that claims the Avaulta device caused organ damage, according to Bloomberg. Goodwin will preside over a consolidation of complaints filed against Johnson & Johnson, Bard, and other transvaginal mesh manufacturers.
There are currently about 1,000 product liability lawsuits in total against four medical device makers that have been filed over transvaginal mesh devices. Woman claim that the device caused them to experience side effects such as pain during intercourse and loss of bladder control.
If you or a loved one has been harmed by a transvaginal mesh device or another dangerous medical device, contact Sokolove Law for a free legal consultation and to find out if a product liability lawyer may be able to help you. Call us today at (800)-561-7154.