$2M Verdict Stands In Bard Vaginal Mesh Bellwether

Law360, New York (October 21, 2013, 1:43 PM EDT) -- C.R. Bard Inc. failed to erase a $2 million verdict Friday in the first federal suit to go to trial over alleged defects in its vaginal mesh implants when the West Virginia judge overseeing a huge multidistrict litigation said the jury’s findings were sufficiently grounded in evidence.

U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin refused to disturb the verdict, ruling that the jury had a reasonable evidentiary basis on which to find for Cisson on her design defect and failure-to-warn claims and to award $1.75 million in...
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Case Title

In re: C. R. Bard, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation


Case Number

2:10-md-02187

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Joseph R. Goodwin

Date Filed

October 12, 2010


Case Title

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


Case Number

2:11-cv-00195

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Joseph R. Goodwin

Date Filed

March 28, 2011

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