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
"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
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
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
SOURCE: Merchant Law Group
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