Covidien Hernia Mesh Lawsuits: A 2024 Mid-Year Update

Key Updates Over 6,000 hernia mesh claims are filed against Covidien in Massachusetts state court. A federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) has been established in the District of Massachusetts. As of December 2023, 869 cases were pending in the federal MDL. The litigation is in the discovery phase, with nearly 2 million documents produced. Depositions of …

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Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuits, a June 22, 2024 Update

Summary As of June 2024, over 22,896 cases are pending in the Bard hernia mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL), with ongoing settlement discussions and mediation efforts. Recent bellwether trials have yielded mixed results, including a $500,000 verdict for the plaintiff in November 2023, while other scheduled trials have been postponed to allow for further settlement talks. …

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Hernia Lawsuit Facts: What You Need to Know for 2024

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Over 20,000 Personal Injury Lawsuits Filed for Compensation

Hernia mesh has been a popular choice for treating hernias, but it has also sparked numerous lawsuits due to severe complications and side effects. Thousands of people are filing hernia mesh lawsuits, seeking compensation for the pain, suffering, and medical expenses they have endured.

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Second Bard Hernia Mesh MDL Bellwether Trial

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Antonio Milanesi v. C.R. Bard, Inc., et al. The critical, second bellwether trial in the C.R. Bard Hernia Mesh MDL is finally underway, beginning on March 22, 2022, before the Hon. Edmond Sargus of the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. After multiple delays due to Covid, the trial was initially scheduled …

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Update 2021

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As of June 2021, multiple courts have coordinated thousands of hernia mesh lawsuits against major mesh manufacturers, including C.R. Bard, Inc., Ethicon, Inc., Atrium Medical Corp., and Covidien, Inc./Medtronic, Inc. While not yet consolidated, lawsuits have also been filed against other hernia mesh manufacturers such as Aspide Medical and W.L. Gore & Associates for injuries …

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