Judge Goodwin Sets Scheduling Order Leading to Multiple Trials in Boston Scientific Vaginal Mesh Cases

On December 19, 2013, Judge Joseph Goodwin issued a scheduling Order for the Boston Scientific vaginal mesh cases that will result in four hundred cases going through the pipeline to two separate trial dates on October 14, 2014 and February 15, 2015.

The Court ordered each side to pick 50 cases for each wave with Wave 1 having a deadline of January 21, 2014 for 100 cases to be selected and then discovery commencing on those 100 cases followed by trial on October 14, 2014. The 100 cases for Wave Two are to be selected on May 21, 2014 leading to a trial date of February 15, 2015. The orders may be accessed through the court’s website at www.wvsd.uscourts.gov.

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