$18,500,000.00 Boston Scientific Corp. Transvaginal Mesh Verdict: Boston Scientific gets slammed with a huge verdict. Andrus Wagstaff Partner Aimee Wagstaff was an integral part of the trial team that represented four plaintiffs who were injured after being implanted with Boston Scientific's Obtryx product. After a month trial in the Southern District of West Virginia, the trial team secured a verdict of 18.5 million dollars, including punitive damages after the jury found the Obtryx product was defective and Boston Scientific failed to warn the doctors. The trial was held before the Honorable Irene Berger.
Huge Boston Scientific Transvaginal Mesh Verdicts: Andrus Wagstaff Partner Aimee Wagstaff serves as National co-lead counsel of the Transvaginal Mesh Multi-District Litigation (MDL) against Boston Scientific. Currently, juries across the Country have awarded Boston Scientific plaintiffs in excess of $118,000,000.00.
1.6 Billion in Settlements and over 135 Million in TVM Verdicts: Andrus Wagstaff Partner Aimee Wagstaff serves on the eight-person Executive Committee overseeing all federal TVM litigation. To date, Defendants have pledged over 1.6 Billion dollars in resolution monies and juries across the land have awarded over $135,000,000.00 in verdicts to TVM Plaintiffs.
2 Billion settlement: Avandia: Vance Andrus was appointed National Co-Lead Counsel of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee in the Avandia MDL litigation. He led a team of more than 50 law firms against the manufacturer for injuries including heart attacks, strokes and congestive heart failure. After four years, the team prevailed and resolved more than 50,000 cases, including more than 2,000 Andrus Wagstaff clients. Although the individual settlements are confidential, public testimony confirms the total settlements exceeded $2 Billion.
Vioxx Victory: Andrus Wagstaff and its joint venture partners recovered over $42 Million for approximately 800 clients who took the drug Vioxx and suffered heart attacks or stroke.
Actos Litigation: Vance Andrus presently serves as a member of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee (PSC) in the Actos Multi-District Litigation (MDL) which alleges that Actos causes bladder cancer. The MDL PSC trial team recently completed the first bellwether trial against the defendants and was awarded a combined compensatory and punitive damages judgment of $9 Billion. Since then the litigation has settled for several thousand clients for a confidential amount.
Transvaginal Mesh Litigation: Andrus Wagstaff recently entered into two Transvaginal Mesh (TVM) settlements for more than 1,800 clients. Aimee Wagstaff serves as a member of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee (PSC) of the TVM MDL in West Virginia as well as a member of the PSC Executive Committee and National co-Lead Counsel in the Boston Scientific MDL which is consolidated there.