CALGARY, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Merchant Law Group LLP announced today
expanding Canadian class action litigation regarding Transvaginal Mesh
"Yesterday, a USA victim was awarded US$3.35 million for the individual
pain and suffering she endured due to a Transvaginal Mesh implant.
This very significant Court Judgment awarded to Ms. Gross is a clear
demonstration that compensation is due to women throughout Canada and
the United States who have been victimized by defective Transvaginal
Mesh implants." said Tony Merchant, Q.C., a leading Canadian class
Thousands of Canadian women has suffered due to defective Transvaginal
Mesh implants. Health Canada first licensed these products for sale and
use in Canada on August 19, 1998. Complications arising from the mesh
implants include but are not limited to: erosion in the vagina and
urethra, pain, infection, perforations, including perforations in the
bowel and bladder, pain during sexual intercourse, injuries to adjacent
organs and blood vessels. In some cases, multiple surgical procedures
to remove the mesh are necessary.
Merchant Law Group has launched class action lawsuits in various
provinces on behalf of all Canadian women who have been injured by
defective Transvaginal Mesh implants.
A copy of the Ontario class action can be viewed at www.merchantlaw.com/johnson.pdf as an example of the lawsuits being prosecuted regarding defective
Transvaginal Mesh implants. Other class action lawsuits launched
before the Canadian courts by Merchant Law Group have included the
following Vaginal Mesh Defendants: American Medical Systems Inc., AMS
Canada Inc., Boston Scientific Corporation, Coloplast A/S, Coloplast
Canada, C.R. Bard, Inc., Bard Canada Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon
Inc., Ethicon Women's Health and Urology, Gynecare Inc., Ethicon SARL,
Johnson & Johnson Inc., and Mentor Corporation.
Anyone seeking more information or who believes they may be eligible to
participate in the Vaginal Mesh class actions should provide their
contact information online at http://www.merchantlaw.com/classactions/vaginalmesh.php or call our law firm at 1-888-567-7777 for further information.
Merchant Law Group LLP, a leading Canadian class action firm, has
offices in 12 cities across Canada, from Montreal to Victoria.
SOURCE: Merchant Law Group
For further information:
For Media inquiries, please contact Tony Merchant, Q.C., at 306-539-7777 for further comment (who is currently in Ottawa)
For Francophone inquiries, you may also contact our Montreal office at 514-248-7777