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The following hernia mesh devices are involved in multidistrict products liability litigation:
Ethicon PHYSIOMESH Flexible Composite Hernia Mesh MDL
Federal products liability cases involving Ethicon, Inc.’s Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh have been consolidated as multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the Northern District of Georgia. According to the courts case summary, “This litigation involves claims that a particular hernia mesh product was allegedly defectively designed, manufactured, and labeled by Ethicon, Inc. and/or Johnson & Johnson and caused personal injuries to the plaintiffs.”
As of September 17, 2018, the Ethicon PHYSIOMESH Flexible Composite MDL included 1,430 pending cases. The MDL explicitly does not include claims relating to PHYSIOMESH Open Flexible Composite Mesh.
Atrium C-Qur Mesh MDL
Since December 2016, federal products liability cases over Atrium Medical Corp.'s C-Qur Mesh have been centralized in the District of New Hampshire under the oversight of District Court Judge Landya McCafferty. As of September 13, 2018, the MDL contained over 750 active cases, with the vast majority already having had the District of New Hampshire as their venue.
CR Bard Pelvic Repair System MDL
In October 2010, by order of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML), federal products liability cases involving CR Bard. Inc.'s Pelvic Repair System were consolidated as multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the Southern District of West Virginia. As of September 2018, the MDL contained 15,604 total cases, of which 12,029 have been closed.
Davol / CR Bard Polypropylene Hernia Mesh
On August 2, 2018, the US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) filed a transfer order establishing multidistrict litigation (MDL) consolidating products liability claims involving polypropylene hernia repair products manufactured by Davol, Inc. and CR Bard, Inc. The order transferred the cases to the Southern District of Ohio to be overseen by Judge Edmund A. Sargus.
The JPML’s transfer order included over 50 separate cases from over 20 different United States District Courts.
Ethicon Pelvic Repair System MDL
Since 2012, the US District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia has been overseeing multidistrict litigation (MDL) relating to Ethicon Inc.’s Pelvic Repair System. On September 13, 2018, the court entered an order establishing a qualified settlement and appointing an administrator to oversee it.
While the terms of the settlement agreement remained confidential, the court named Archer Systems, LLC as administrator of the qualified settlement fund with the money itself to be held in an account at JP Morgan Chase, which will also serve as escrow agent to the fund.
As of September 2018, the Ethicon Pelvic Repair System MDL contained a staggering 40,290 total cases, with 13,056 cases having been closed.
Legal Disclaimer: The information in this article is not intended to be used as medical information or diagnosis. The sources of the information presented in the article have been researched and are linked within the article. Please seek out medical advice from a licensed medical professional if you are experiencing a problem with any of the drugs or devices mentioned in this article.
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