C.R. Bard

C.R. Bard is a medical device manufacturer that is over 100 years old.  Based in New Jersey, the company employs over 12,000 people and brings in over $2.8 billion a year.  The company was built around creating products to treat urological issues.

Bard has faced its share of problems and controversies over the years: medical fraud over heart catheters that were faulty, lawsuits over failed surgical patches, and questionable sales and marketing practices over its cancer treatments.  But now the company faces massive problems over transvaginal mesh.

The first transvaginal mesh case to go to trial was against C.R. Bard, and the jury granted plaintiff Christine Scott $3.6 million in damages.

If you have been injured by a transvaginal mesh implant, you may be eligible to join a lawsuit and receive compensation for your injuries.  It is essential that you contact a defective device attorney today; there are time limits within which you must file your claim.  Our attorneys are available to help you; contact us today for your free consultation.

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Emails Show that Bard Knew of TVM Problems

Court records from this summer revealed that transvaginal mesh manufacturer Bard knew that they were manufacturing their mesh out of plastic that was not suitable for implantation in humans.  The medical device manufacturer had been told as much by the suppliers of the plastic resin, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company.  Chevron clearly warned Bard that the…

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C.R. Bard Settles Avaulta Case

On August 21, 2013, the same day the second trial regarding Bard’s transvaginal mesh product Avaulta was to begin, Bard settled the case for an undisclosed amount. The case was Queen v. C.R. Bard, Inc., in which husband and wife plaintiffs Greg and Wanda Queen alleged that Bard’s Avaulta product caused permanent injury and pain…

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C.R. Bard Liable for $2 Million in Federal TVM Case

In an important verdict against transvaginal mesh manufacturer C.R. Bard, a federal jury in West Virginia found the manufacturer liable for $2 million in damages to a woman who suffered serious injuries after being implanted with a product from its Avaulta line of transvaginal mesh.  The jury deliberated over 2 days, and finally awarded Donna…

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