A new set of bellwether trial dates have been set in the continuing multidistrict litigation (MDL) against various manufacturers of transvaginal mesh. The first set of bellwether trials is scheduled for February 2013 and will involve C.R. Bard’s Avaulta vaginal mesh implants.
A bellwether trial is a trial to indicate future trends in a specific area of litigation used when a large group of plaintiffs have filed lawsuits based on the same legal theory. Outcomes from bellwether cases are often used to reach settlements agreements.
Multidistrict litigation (MDL), a special federal legal procedure which consolidates lawsuits in different federal jurisdictions to expedite the litigation of complex products liability cases, is currently in progress for vaginal mesh implants manufactured by C.R. Bard, American Medical Systems, Ethicon/Gynecare, Boston Scientific and Coloplast. There are four MDLs involving more than 1,000 cases against the major vaginal mesh makers alleging that the medical products are defective, having design flaws which cause painful and dangerous side effects such as erosion, infection, bleeding, urinary problems, and painful sexual intercourse.
In an Avaulta vaginal mesh lawsuit not a part of the multidistrict litigation, a jury awarded a California woman and her husband $5.5 million for injuries that included urinary incontinence, chronic pain, inability to have sex, and eight surgeries to remove the defective mesh.
Individuals who have been injured as a result of a defective vaginal mesh implant are urged to seek medical care and legal advice to protect their right to compensation. Vaginal mesh lawsuit funding which functions as a pre-settlement cash advance is also available to vaginal mesh victims with strong cases in exchange for the future proceeds of their lawsuit.
Funds are Available For Mesh Repair and Mesh Removal Surgery
If you do not have health insurance to cover repair or removal of mesh, Case Funding may be able to provide pre settlement lawsuit funding for your surgery. Case Funding will actually pay for the procedure and other expenses including travel and hotel if the client does not have adequate health insurance coverage.
Cash Advance for Mesh Victims
If you or a loved one is in need of medical attention because of your mesh implant, you may be eligible for a pre-settlement cash advance from Case Funding Inc. Funds are available as a cash advance – this is not a loan. The money can be used for any type of living expenses; rent and mortgage payments or for medical treatment.
Pre-settlement lawsuit funding can help you pay medical bills and living expenses while you wait to receive proceeds from your lawsuit or settlement.
Case Funding and Pre-Settlement Lawsuit Funding
Call Case Funding today at (800) 543-4043 to speak to a TVM specialist and discuss how much money you may be eligible to receive. There are no up-front fees, no credit checks and never monthly payments. Since a presettlement case advance is not a loan, if you lose your case, you owe us NOTHING!
Case Funding Inc. is a nationally recognized specialty finance lender that provides financing to plaintiffs in the form of pre settlement lawsuit cash advances. Case Funding is an industry-leading provider of legal funding for defective product injuries. Case Funding was founded in 2002 by experienced legal and financial professionals. Case Funding is based in Manhattan, with offices in New Jersey, Nevada, California, Illinois and Delaware and is owned by Chesswood Group Limited a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CHW).
To find out more, please visit www.casefunding.com or call us directly at 800-543-4043 to speak to a loan specialist.