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January 4, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: Manufacturers of transvaginal mesh have been issued with final orders from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that strengthen the data requirements for surgical mesh to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP) transvaginally, or through the vagina. Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers of these devices alleging mesh erosion, infection, pelvic pain and urinary problems.Read [ FDA Reclassifies Transvaginal Mesh As High Risk Medical Device ]
Device Maker, C.R. Bard Agrees to Settle More Than 500 Lawsuits Brought Over the Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh Device
August 14, 2014. By LAS Staff Writer.
Read [ Device Maker, C.R. Bard Agrees to Settle More Than 500 Lawsuits Brought Over the Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh Device ]
Port Washington, New York (August 11, 2014) C.R. Bard indicated the settlement in its second-quarter filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
August 31, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Parade of Trials Continues for Avaulta Mesh ]
Charleston, WV The Avaulta mesh lawsuit that recently ended in a ruling favoring the plaintiff could set the tone for similar lawsuits regarding the Bard Avaulta mesh implant and other implants designed to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). One of the points argued by plaintiff lawyers at the trial was that officials with C.R. Bard Inc. allegedly knew that the plastic used to manufacture the Avaulta mesh carried, it was alleged, a warning that the material should not be permanently implanted in humans.
August 21, 2013. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ $2M Awarded in First Federal Transvaginal Mesh Injury Lawsuit ]
Atlanta, GA A jury hearing the first transvaginal mesh personal injury lawsuit has awarded the plaintiff $2 million in damages. In her lawsuit, Donna Cisson alleges that the mesh, one of the line of Avaulta transvaginal mesh products made by C.R. Bard Inc, which she had surgically implanted, caused her bleeding and pain. The Avaulta transvaginal mesh was implanted to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP), a condition which can cause urinary incontinence and pain, including during sex. Cisson subsequently underwent two surgeries to have the medical device removed.
July 24, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Lawsuit Alleges Bard Knew Its Device Was Unsuitable for Use in Humans ]
Richmond, WV A lawsuit filed against CR Bard Inc, concerning the company’s Avaulta mesh product, alleges that the company knew that the transvaginal Avaulta mesh implant was not fit for use in humans, but sold the product anyhow. The lawsuit, which resulted in a mistrial, is set to go before the court again at the end of July, and alleges patients were harmed by the use of the Bard Avaulta mesh.
June 7, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Study Suggests Risk of Transvaginal Mesh Complications ]
Boston, MA A new study suggests that there is a risk of side effects associated with the use of Avaulta mesh and other transvaginal mesh products. The study appears to confirm previous concerns that transvaginal mesh products such as the Avaulta mesh implant are associated with a risk of mesh erosion.
May 11, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Avaulta Mesh: Risk of Complications without Increased Benefits ]
Philadelphia, PA Women who have had an Avaulta mesh implant say they have been harmed by the mesh, which is alleged to have been defectively designed. The Avaulta lawsuits are not the first involving transvaginal mesh products, some of which reportedly caused serious health problems for women. Bellwether trials involving the Avaulta mesh implant are expected to be heard in court in the next few months.
April 15, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ “Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh Caused a Downward Spiral” ]
Jacksonville, FL Carol has been suffering complications from Bard’s Avaulta transvaginal mesh since 2005, during which four months of that time she wound up in the Mayo Clinic. She is hopeful that surgery tomorrow will remove the Avaulta mesh, allow her body to heal and pull her out of this “downward spiral.”
March 24, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Bard Avaulta: Hope for TVM Mesh Sufferers ]
Atlantic City, NJ A recent jury award totaling $11.1 million for a transvaginal mesh plaintiff serves as hope for the hundreds of other plaintiffs pursuing an Avaulta lawsuit, together with those chasing more than 30 other manufacturers of the allegedly faulty product.
February 12, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh Trials Begin ]
Charleston, WV The first transvaginal mesh trial against C.R. Bard and its Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh product was set for February 5, 2013. The push is on to get Bard’s device and other vaginal mesh products off the market before they can do further harm.
- Removing TVM Mesh Akin to Taking Rebar Out of Concrete By Gordon Gibb (Jan-20-13)
- Bard Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh: Life Altering By Jane Mundy (Dec-14-12)
- How Safe Are Transvaginal Mesh Products Such As Avaulta Mesh? By Heidi Turner (Nov-11-12)
- Avaulta Mesh Lawsuits Filed and Awarded to Wives and their Partners By Jane Mundy (Oct-9-12)
- “I’m Filing an Avaulta TVM Lawsuit--Just in Case” By Jane Mundy (Sep-18-12)
- $5.5 million Verdict Sets Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Precedent By Jane Mundy (Jul-30-12)
- Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh—Cautionary Tale from a Feisty Lady By Jane Mundy (Jul-18-12)
- Will More Avaulta Lawsuits Be Filed? By Heidi Turner (Jun-17-12)
- Avaulta Mesh: Attorney Update By Jane Mundy (May-25-12)
- Trial Date Set for First Federal Avaulta Mesh Lawsuit By Gordon Gibb (May-8-12)
- Avaulta Lawsuits Reportedly Filed By Heidi Turner (Apr-25-12)
- Avaulta Mesh: Patients Are Not the Women They Once Were By Gordon Gibb (Apr-1-12)
- More Defective Synthetic Mesh with Bard Avaulta By Jane Mundy (Mar-7-12)
- "Transvaginal Mesh Caused Five Years of Hell for Me, My Husband, My Kids" By Jane Mundy (Feb-8-12)
- Avaulta Mesh among TVM Mesh Products Targeted by FDA in 2012 By Gordon Gibb (Jan-24-12)
- TVM Mesh Breakthrough Not What Patients Bargained For By Gordon Gibb (Dec-10-11)
- Transvaginal Mesh: Do Attorneys Need to Inform Surgeons? By Jane Mundy (Nov-29-11)
- FDA Warning on Transvaginal Mesh Sparks Call for TVM Marketing Changes By Charles Benson (Nov-17-11)
- Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Mounting in Canada By Jane Mundy (Nov-8-11)
- Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh Puts Sex on Hold By Jane Mundy (Oct-27-11)
- CR Bard Hit with More Lawsuits in Addition to Avaulta Mesh Allegations By Charles Benson (Oct-17-11)
- Avaulta Mesh Not Meshing with Some Patients By Gordon Gibb (Oct-12-11)
- A Surge in Avaulta TVM Claims and Reclassification By Jane Mundy (Oct-6-11)
- Do You Have a Bard Avaulta TVM Claim? Attorney Weighs In By Jane Mundy (Sep-27-11)
- FDA Panel Examines Avaulta Pelvic Mesh Amid Lawsuits By Charles Benson (Sep-16-11)
- Avaulta TVM and Hernia Mesh Mess—Two Testimonials By Jane Mundy (Sep-6-11)
- "I Wish I'd Never Agreed to Transvaginal Mesh Surgery" By Jane Mundy (Aug-25-11)
- FDA Issues Warning over Vaginal Mesh Implants Such As Avaulta TVM By Charles Benson (Aug-16-11)
- Transvaginal Mesh Nightmare—from Sexual to Financial Problems By Jane Mundy (Aug-8-11)
- Will FDA Stance on TVM Mesh Trigger More Lawsuits? By Gordon Gibb (Jul-29-11)
- FDA: Women at Risk of Serious Vaginal Mesh Complications By Heidi Turner (Jun-10-11)