Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Latest Update News: J&J's Ethicon Loses another Mesh Trial

Case Funding Firm, Legal-Bay Lawsuit Settlement Funding reports West Virginia Jury awards Plaintiff Jo Huskey and her husband $3.27MM

09 Sep, 2014, 05:00 ET from Legal-Bay LLC

DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that a Federal Jury in West Virginia awarded a husband and wife $3.27MM in damages, according to Bloomberg News, against Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson's mesh product division. The Federal Court verdict is yet another loss for transvaginal mesh manufacturers; in April, a Texas Jury awarded a plaintiff over $1MM in damages. There have also been verdicts in California, New Jersey, and other states in favor of women transvaginal mesh victims. 

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With all of the winning trials, the lawsuit filings are picking up. Legal-Bay had accurately predicted that there would be 100K cases filed, and according to court records, between all of the manufactures, that number has now been eclipsed. In fact, J&J has recently reported in corporate filings that they face over 30K lawsuits themselves. Legal-Bay is also assisting women who have had recent complications with transvaginal mesh and bladder sling products who would like a free legal consultation from a transvaginal mesh lawyer or mesh law firm if they haven't done so already.

Patty Kirby, Head of Client Relations at Legal-Bay, commented on the mesh litigation, "It is not surprising that we are now seeing more and more cases being filed, however, what is disappointing is that there is no end in sight for financial relief for so many women victims. Other than one settlement, most of the major settlement talks have stalled according to our sources. And amazingly, Ethicon seems content with fighting their claims through the courts even though they have not been successful in most of their trials to date." 

To date, only Boston Scientific has been successful in winning more bellwether trials than losses with two winning trials in Massachusetts over the summer. Regardless, Legal-Bay is still of the belief that the transvaginal mesh settlement will be the largest product liability settlement in history topping the recent DePuy hip litigation when it is all said and done. However, plaintiffs have no idea when they will be paid, and it looks like in most cases clients will not see any settlement funds until 2015 at the earliest, with the exception being plaintiffs who have already opted-in to the Endo/AMS settlement. Legal-Bay's lawsuit pre-settlement cash advance programs enable women victims to obtain cash now to pay for life's necessities.

To learn more about Legal-Bay's transvaginal mesh lawsuit funding visit:  http://lawsuitssettlementfunding.com/mesh-cases.php

Legal-Bay's funding programs are non-recourse lawsuit cash advances, also known as case funding.  None of the programs should be considered to be a settlement loan, settlement loans, lawsuit loan, lawsuit loans, pre-settlement loans, or a pre-settlement loan. To learn more about Legal-Bay's mesh lawsuit funding process, visit: http://www.lawsuitssettlementfunding.com/funding-process.php

If you or a loved one is in need of a lawsuit settlement funding due to a transvaginal mesh complication or would like to speak with a transvaginal mesh lawyer or law firm, feel free to contact Legal-Bay on the company's 24-hour hotline at: 877.571.0405 where live free agents are available to assist you and answer any questions you may have. You may also fill out an online application to receive a free evaluation on your case at: http://lawsuitssettlementfunding.com

DISCLAIMER:  Legal-Bay LLC is not a law firm and cannot provide legal advice on your case, however, Legal-Bay works with lawyers involved in mass tort litigations who can provide you with a free legal consultation at the consumer's direction.     

Contact: Patty Kirby, COO/Head of Client Relations
Ph. 877.571.0405 Email: intake@legal-bay.com

SOURCE Legal-Bay LLC



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