Practices


FDA investigating serious safety concerns involving Essure permanent birth control

November 3, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing safety concerns involving the permanent birth control implant Essure after mounting complaints from women who say they have been... Read More


Jury awards $100 million to woman injured by transvaginal mesh

May 29, 2015 - A Delaware jury ordered Boston Scientific Corp. to pay a Newark woman a record $100 million in damages for injuries she suffered from the company’s transvaginal mesh device. Read More


Beasley Allen lawyer Navan Ward and family spotlighted in WynLiving magazine

January 6, 2015 - Navan Ward, a Principal in our Mass Torts section, and his family were recently featured in WynLiving, the magazine serving residents of the Wynlakes and Wyndridge neighborhoods in... Read More


Defective hip implant litigation settlement agreement approved by Howmedica Osteonics Corporation, Stryker Orthopaedics

November 3, 2014 - Howmedica Osteonics Corporation, doing business as Stryker Orthopaedics, has reached a proposed settlement agreement to compensate thousands of people injured by defective hip replacement... Read More



Actos, TVM and Zohydro litigation discussed by Andy Birchfield and Leigh O’Dell on Ringler Radio

May 19, 2014 - Beasley Allen attorneys Andy Birchfield and Leigh O'Dell discuss their progress on litigation involving Actos, Transvaginal Mesh and Zohydro. Read More


Texas jury orders J&J to pay $1.2 million to woman injured by transvaginal mesh

April 4, 2014 - Jurors in a Dallas state court found Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon unit liable for injuries caused by the design of its TVT-O mesh sling. Read More


Biomet settles metal-on-metal hip implant complaints for $56 million

February 5, 2014 - Medical device manufacturer Biomet Inc. agreed Monday to pay $56 million to resolve multi-district litigation (MDL) in which plaintiffs alleged they were injured by the company’s... Read More


DePuy Orthopaedics approves $2.475 billion settlement agreement in defective ASR hip implant litigation

November 19, 2013 - DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has agreed to a $2.475 billion charge to settle thousands of claims related to injuries suffered as the result of defective ASR hip... Read More


Transvaginal mesh implants may lead to serious, life-threatening injuries

September 5, 2013 - Leigh O'Dell talks about a serious situation facing women who have received a transvaginal mesh implant. Read More


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