$27 Million Dollar Mesh Verdict Against Boston Scientific

A Federal jury in Miami, Florida awarded $27 million to four women who were injured by defective mesh product manufactured by Boston Scientific.  Boston Scientific will not face additional punitive damages.  The jury returned a verdict finding negligence by Boston Scientific with the Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit.  The jury found that this product was [...]

November 18th, 2014|Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Transvaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Boston Scientific Settles Guidant Heart Devices Allegations for $30 Million

Boston Scientific Inc., already embroiled in transvaginal mesh litigation, agreed to pay $30 million stemming from claims that they knowingly sold defective heart devices that were implanted in Medicare patients.  Boston Scientific acquired Guidant in 2006 and bought the company for $27 billion. From 2002 to 2005, Guidant knowingly sold the defibrillator devices even though [...]

October 21st, 2013|Drug and Medical Device Litigation|0 Comments

Boston Scientific Vaginal Mesh Bellwether Cases Trials Scheduled

On August 29, 2013, Judge Joseph Goodwin announced the bellwether case schedule for the Boston Scientific vaginal mesh cases occurring in West Virginia.  The following cases were selected for the first and second bellwether trials in this MDL: Carol Lynn Fawcett, et al. v. Boston Scientific Corp. 2:12-cv-07497 Pinnacle Roseanne Sanchez, et al. v. Boston [...]

August 30th, 2013|Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Transvaginal Mesh|0 Comments