The Honorable Joseph R. Goodwin, United States District Judge in the Southern District of West Virginia – Charleston Division, released an Order on October 9, 2013, which confirmed dates for bellwether trials against Boston Scientific Corporation, a manufacturer of mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. The bellwether pool of cases is a representative sample of the transvaginal mesh cases currently pending against Boston Scientific Corporation. Bellwether cases typically have issues that are common to each and every pending case in the litigation, and serve as a representation of what all parties may expect should the other cases proceed to trial.
Judge Goodwin confirmed that Carol Lynn Fawcett et al. v. Boston Scientific Corporation, case number 2:12-cv-07497, which is the first of four bellwether cases scheduled for trial against Boston Scientific Corporation, will take place on March 10, 2014.
Litigation involving more than 6,600 mesh lawsuits is currently pending against Boston Scientific Corporation (MDL No. 02326) in the West Virginia Federal Court.
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