Jury Awards $926,000 against Bard in IVC filter Case in Oregon Federal Court

2021-05-20T19:02:08+00:00May 20th, 2021|Medical Malpractice, News|

Ben Martin, Esq. A jury awarded $926,000 to a plaintiff in an IVC filter case after unanimously finding that Bard had negligently designed the filter.  On Friday, a jury in Portland federal court awarded $926,000 to a plaintiff in an IVC filter case against Bard Peripheral Vascular and C.R. Bard, Inc.Justin Peterson, represented by Martin [...]

Vaginal Mesh Update: Massachusetts requires safer alternative design

2021-05-13T19:17:04+00:00May 13th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

The Vigna Law Group comments on recent discussions held in United States federal courts regarding safer design alternatives. “… Because a reasonable alternative design is a required element of design defect and Plaintiffs have not pled that an alternative design exists in their Complaint, they have not stated a plausible claim for relief, and [...]

TVM Litigation Update: Transobturator slings AND Defense Experts are on the clock

2021-04-13T23:33:50+00:00April 13th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Knowledgeable defense experts are downplaying or completely omitting from recordation the complaints of seriously injured women who come to them for care. “There are defense witnesses who present themselves as experts in surgical management of polypropylene mid-urethral slings and their complications. At best they underplay the severity of complications and resulting harm. At worst [...]

Vigna Law Group: Vaginal Mesh Ethicon Multidistrict Litigation Update

2021-03-25T00:00:28+00:00March 25th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

The Vigna Law Group remains selective regarding the cases taking past the MDL as well as the new injury cases signed. “Ethicon Multidistrict Litigation: This main MDL case is CLOSED and STRICKEN from the docket: no member cases remain”… Honorable Judge Goodwin (Case 2:12-md-02327 Document 9204) Greg Vigna, MD, JD, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, [...]

Ben C Martin Pharmaceutical Injury Attorney Weighs in on Vaginal Mesh Litigation

2021-03-17T17:38:56+00:00March 17th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Vigna Law Group releases new podcast featuring Ben C Martin. My firm represents many women with pudendal neuralgia, obturator neuralgia, and ilioinguinal neuralgia caused by mid-urethral slings. The injuries we are seeing are sometimes simply devastating. Our hope is that our clients get better. Our goal is that they are fully compensated for their [...]

Vigna Law Group: A Medicolegal Perspective of Phantom Limb Pain After Traumatic Amputation

2021-03-17T17:33:26+00:00March 17th, 2021|Medical Malpractice, News|

Dr. Vigna weighs in on the treatment of phantom pain following a traumatic amputation. “Post-amputation pain in the missing limb following amputation, first described by a French military surgeon in the 1500’s, requires life-time treatment to allow for optimum functional outcome after an amputation. The cost of necessary treatments is substantial”…Greg Vigna, MD, JD. [...]

Vaginal Mesh Scandal Ongoing as Adverse Events Continue

2021-03-05T19:26:38+00:00March 5th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Dr. Greg Vigna comments on the Maude Adverse Event Report involving a woman who was implanted with a harmful Prolift device. On April 5, 2019 MAUDE Adverse Event Report 141104027 involved a woman who was implanted with the Prolift +M Total (anterior and posterior system in 2010). In 2011, she experienced persistent constipation, pain [...]

Greg Vigna, MD, JD: Mini-slings: Less mesh, more big injuries

2021-03-05T19:22:19+00:00March 5th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Dr. Greg Vigna comments on AUG's failure to recognize the chronic pain that results from the foreign body response of the mesh implantation. “Do not use single-incision sub-urethral short mesh sling insertion except as part of a clinical trial….Do not offer a transobturator approach unless there are specific clinical circumstances in which the retropubic [...]

Boston Scientific Corp. MDL has ended: Serious Injury Case Ongoing

2021-02-24T23:42:04+00:00February 24th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

On February 11, 2021 Judge Goodwin entered an order closing the Boston Scientific Corp.’s MDL case because “all substantive matters have concluded in this MDL. Dr. Greg Vigna, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, practicing physician, and expert in Life Care Planning, comments, “My firm was the first to have a case involving pudendal neuralgia filed [...]

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