Settlements

06/27/2013

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Claims Settled by American Medical Systems

transvaginal_mesh_litigation_update

A unit of Endo Health Solutions, a manufacturer of transvaginal mesh, recently agreed to pay $54.5 million to settle some of the claims against it.* The unit, American Medical Systems, disclosed the information in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission.* Among the medical devices at issue in the lawsuits were the Perigee, Apogee and Elevate mesh implants.* There are currently approximately 5,000 cases against American Medical Systems relating to its transvaginal mesh products, most of which are filed in... Read More