According to Bloomberg.com, C.R. Bard Inc. and four other makers of vaginal-mesh implants accused of injuring women are in talks to settle thousands of lawsuits, sources familiar with the discussions said.
Lawyers for Bard, Endo Health Solutions Inc. (ENDP), Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX) and two other companies making vaginal inserts to support women's pelvic muscles and treat incontinence have begun talks about settling all suits over their products, sources familiar with the matter said. Johnson & Johnson, which also faces suits over the inserts, isn't involved in the talks. The total number of suits could swell to more than 50,000 as more claimants seek to join the potential settlement. To read the entire article click here.