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What do I do if I am injured by a defective product?

Top 10 things to do if you are injured by a product: by Daryl L. Derryberry, Member of Derryberry Zips Wade Lawhorn, PLLC [caption id="attachment_76" align="alignnone" width="300"] Defective tires de tread frequently and can cause serious injuries or death to the occupants of the vehicle.[/caption] Contact a lawyer immediately to prevent the product from being destroyed or disposed of. An attorney can send a spoliation letter to preserve the product for inspection which is crucial to your case. Do not sign any documents prior to consulting with an attorney. Obtain the name of the product manufacturer and the make and model...

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Vaginal Mesh Manufacturers May Resolve All Claims– Great News for Women Who Had These Products Implanted

From Bloomberg News: C.R. Bard Inc. and four other makers of vaginal-mesh implants accused of injuring women are in talks to settle thousands of lawsuits, people familiar with the discussions said. Lawyers for Bard,Endo Health Solutions Inc. (ENDP), Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX) and two other companies making vaginal inserts to support women‚his pelvic muscles and treat incontinence have begun talks about settling all suits over their products, the people familiar with the matter said. Johnson & Johnson, which also faces suits over the inserts, isn't involved in the talks, said the people, who asked not to be identified because they weren't authorized...

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Jury finds for Plaintiff in J&J vaginal mesh trial

J&J Failed to Warn of Vaginal Mesh Risks, N.J. Jury Rules By David Voreacos - Feb 25, 2013 10:28 AM CT. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)‚his Ethicon unit failed to properly warn of the risks of a vaginal mesh implant and made fraudulent misrepresentations to a South Dakota nurse who sued, a New Jersey jury ruled. Jurors ordered J&J to pay $3.35 million to Linda Gross, the nurse, and her husband. Linda Gross, 47, had 18 operations after the device was implanted. The jury ruled that J&J, the world‚his biggest seller of health-care products, didn't defectively design the mesh and didn't make fraudulent misrepresentations to...

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First Transvaginal Mesh trial against Johnson & Johnson set to begin week of January 7, 2013

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is set to face its first trial over its vaginal mesh implant in a case brought by a South Dakota woman who blames the product for constant pain and 18 subsequent operations. The lawsuit by Linda Gross, 47, is the first of 1,800 in state court in New Jersey to go to trial today over whether J&J‚his Ethicon unit adequately warned of the risks of the device. Several manufacturers, who make the devices to shore up pelvic muscles, face lawsuits by women who blame them for organ perforation, pain, scarring and nerve damage. She can no longer sit...

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