Bard Settles 2nd Vaginal Mesh Bellwether On Trial's 1st Day

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT) -- C.R. Bard Inc. reached a settlement Wednesday in the second bellwether case in multidistrict litigation over the company's allegedly defective vaginal mesh implants, less than a week after it was hit with a $2 million verdict in the first bellwether.

The first day of trial was scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, but after a 45-minute delay, U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin acknowledged that a settlement had been reached and dismissed the jury.

The terms of the agreement are confidential. Bard Vice President and...
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Case Information

Case Title

Queen et al v. C. R. Bard, Inc.

Case Number



West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


Joseph R. Goodwin

Date Filed

January 4, 2011

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