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Joseph H. Saunders

Boston Scientific Hit With 100 Million Dollar Transvaginal Mesh Verdict

  A state-court jury in Delaware two weeks ago ordered that Boston Scientific Corp. must pay $100 million to a Delaware woman who blamed the company’s vaginal-mesh inserts for leaving her in constant pain and unable to have sex.   […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Boston Scientific Settles a Group of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

  Boston Scientific, a manufacturer of pelvic mesh implants, disclosed in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that has agreed to pay $119 million to settle nearly 3,000 cases and claims to women who say they were injured […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit Settlement

On March 24, it was announced that Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary had reached a settlement in a bellwether trial over their transvaginal mesh devices. That settlement came shortly after a California jury delivered a $5.7 million verdict against J&J’s […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy ASR Settlement Extended to Include Surgeries through January 2015

The DePuy ASR metal on metal hip implant settlement of over seven thousand lawsuits has been extended to cover hundreds or thousands of new ASR hip implant patients. The original billion dollar settlement of the product liability lawsuits in 2013 […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Wallcur Medical IV Saline Bag Recall

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating Wallcur, a San Diego based company, for shipping hundreds of non-sterile saline bags and syringes. These bags were produced for training health care workers not for use with human patients. However, […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Treatment Options for Transvaginal Mesh Patients

Future Medical Care for Mesh Patients Many of the women that my firm represents in Transvaginal Mesh lawsuits have had multiple surgeries for mesh removal and still suffer pain on a daily basis. I have had many tearful meetings with […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Florida Verdict of $26.7 Million in Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

  It only took a Miami jury only four hours to find Boston Scientific guilty of failing to warn doctors and patients about the risks associated with their defectively designed Pinnacle pelvic-organ implants. This verdict was handed down two weeks […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Lawsuits Settled

After months of mediation, Stryker Corporation has agreed to settle more than 4000 lawsuits over its defective Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implants. The suits had been consolidated in New Jersey state court and a Minneapolis Federal court. Under the […]

Joseph H. Saunders

More DePuy ASR Hip Implant Cases Near Settlement

Johnson & Johnson may be close to an agreement to make payments that could reach $250 million to resolve an additional 1000 lawsuits related to the faulty ASR hip implant. These suits had all been excluded from the landmark 2013 […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Jury Renders Zero Verdict

After an 8-week trial and twelve hours of deliberation over three days a Dallas jury returned a defense verdict in the first DePuy Pinnacle bellwether trial. The jury in this case concluded that the metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip was not defective […]