Bard Ends Several Dozen Pelvic Mesh Suits In MDL

Law360, New York (April 25, 2016, 10:48 PM EDT) -- The West Virginia federal judge overseeing sprawling pelvic mesh multidistrict litigation on Monday said that several dozen women have agreed to end their suits against  C.R. Bard Inc. alleging injuries from pelvic mesh implants.

U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin dismissed with prejudice the suits from roughly 50 women, saying that all their claims have been "compromised and settled" against C.R. Bard and other companies named in their suits over the allegedly defective implants. The details of the agreements were not immediately available Monday.

The suits sought to hold the company liable for marketing and selling what the patients had alleged...

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