by Marilyn T. McGoldrick, Esq. A  Delaware jury awarded $100 million dollars to a woman who suffered vaginal scarring and constant pain after receiving transvaginal mesh implants made by Boston Scientific. The Delaware state court jury awarded $25 million in compensatory damages and $75 million in punitive damages to Deborah Barba, age 51. Mrs. Barba was… Read More


Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Jan 14, 2015 12:29:03 PM   The federal judge overseeing all transvaginal mesh litigation has denied C.R. Bard’s motion to delay bellwether trials, also known as test trials, scheduled for next month. C.R. Bard, a defendant in more than 12,000 cases brought by women who received defective Avaulta pelvic mesh… Read More


Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Dec 1, 2014 12:32:05 PM   A jury in West Virginia has awarded $18.5 million to four women who suffered painful complications after receiving Boston Scientific’s Obtryx vaginal mesh slings. The verdict included an award of $4 million in punitive damages, $1 million to each plaintiff to punish for Boston Scientific’s… Read More


Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Oct 9, 2014 8:46:00 AM   Transvaginal mesh manufacturer C.R. Bard reportedly will settle over 500 of its pending vaginal mesh lawsuits for over $21 million dollars, according to Bloomberg News, which cited anonymous sources “familiar with the accords”. C.R. Bard is a defendant in more than 12,000 lawsuits in… Read More


Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Sep 5, 2014 4:30:00 PM   A federal court jury in West Virginia has awarded plaintiff Jo Huskey and her husband $3.27 million dollars from Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit in the second bellwether transvaginal mesh trial. In 2011, Mrs. Huskey, then age 52, was surgically implanted with Ethicon’sGynecare TVT… Read More


Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Aug 22, 2014 12:39:34 PM Boston Scientific won a defense verdict in the first transvaginal mesh (TVM) case to go to trial in Middlesex Superior Court. The jury ruled that plaintiff Diane Albright had not proved that her Pinnacle vaginal mesh device was defectively designed, or that it lacked adequate… Read More