Canada-wide Class Action Litigation Being Pursued For Transvaginal Mesh Victims

Canada-wide Class Action Litigation Being Pursued For Transvaginal Mesh Victims 
CALGARY, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Merchant Law Group LLP announced today 
expanding Canadian class action litigation regarding Transvaginal Mesh 
Products. 
"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 action lawyer. 
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. 
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 
SOURCE: Merchant Law Group 
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ST: Alberta
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-0- Feb/26/2013 07:21 GMT