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Jillian A.S. Roman Appointed Co-Liaison Counsel In In re Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Products Liability Litigation

Cohen, Placitella & Roth is pleased to announce that Jillian A.S. Roman has been named Co-Liaison Counsel in the In re Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Products Liability litigation by the Honorable Carol E. Higbee, Superior Court of New Jersey, Atlantic County.

This litigation involves the claims of hundreds of women throughout the country whose alleged injuries as a result of these transvaginal mesh and bladder sling devices include erosion, infection, pain, urinary problems, bleeding, vaginal scarring or shrinkage, pain during sexual intercourse, and recurrence of urinary problems or pelvic organ prolapse. As Co-Liaison Counsel, Ms. Roman shall serve as a liaison between the Court, defense counsel and all Plaintiffs’ counsel.

The Honorable Carol E. Higbee has scheduled the next case management conference for September 15, 2011.

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a safety communication describing the serious and potentially severe complications linked to transvaginal mesh devices. These devices are utilized in the surgical repair of bladder and other pelvic organ prolapse, as well as to repair involuntary urine leakage or incontinence.

Cohen, Placitella & Roth has both a regional and national reputation representing injured parties in products liability litigation. The firm has been appointed as liaison counsel in several product liability cases including the recent Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation.

Clients throughout the state of New Jersey should contact Lauren Brantz, Esquire or Jillian A. S. Roman, Esquire at 888.375.7600 or send an email to lawyers@cprlaw.com to schedule an immediate review of any potential case.

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