Moberly, MO

#466 Dec 23, 2013
Britt, if your atty. is telling you "he is trying to get it to court", that would sound like you are taking your case to court. My claim is included in the multi-litigation cale (MDL-1842). I was told it is a class (1) due to ring breakage. I still don't know why some people have already settled and others are just hanging out there.

My attorney in St. Louis says the problem is getting the defendant attorneys in a room to get them to agree on some figures. After (5) years, I am not sure what to believe! I just hope the Feb. 28 deadline indicated by the RI Court is the FINALE date and we get our $$. I was told I would receive a letter. I am going to call again after Jan. 1. On Dec. 29 it will be 2-mo's since my last contact.

I would ask your attorney if your case is going to trial or are you in the multi litigation case? He needs to clarify this with you. Good luck.$$ won't take away pain, but he can ease my burden!

Ozark, AR

#467 Dec 26, 2013
my attorney is also in st.louis and been getting same story as you jerry. not sure if we will ever see the end of all this, just that we will get a letter soon and been told that for last couple months

Moberly, MO

#468 Jan 9, 2014
My last post got deleted so I'll try again. I spoke to the atty's office. Was told they were not having any luck getting the defendent atty's to sit down with them and come to terms on a settlement amount so they have sent everything to Motley & Rice to enlist their help in getting it settled. Since the holidays are over, she hopes something will now get done.
Had apt. with my doctor and she told me "to learn to live with pain" as most people that have been through (4) hernia surgeries never get over it. That sure made me celebrate the New Year!! Yes, alcohol does help, but I don't want to become an alcoholic!
The court website still shows Feb. 28 as deadline so let's hope we all get our settlement soon.$$ won't take away pain, but will help me live a little better. SS only goes so far.
John Doe

Winfield, AL

#469 Jan 10, 2014
I think that they are settleing the small cases first. In most cases like this they settle the least damage first. I think the class 1 and class 3 will be the last. to settle. In am a class 3 with alot of the same problems as class 1. How many in here are class. 1 or class 2. And for those who figured out this is not my name you are right. We dont need to use our names on posts like this and that is why I did not use my real name. Best wishes to all.

Moberly, MO

#470 Jan 11, 2014
Class 1
Lisa in LV

Norco, CA

#471 Jan 21, 2014
I have never been categorized with a class #. I don't get much communication from my attorney either. Guess I need to find out what class I'm in.
John Doe

Haleyville, AL

#472 Jan 22, 2014
Hi Lisa there are 6 classes. Classes 1 and 2 are for ring breakage and damages classes 3 and 4 are for ring buckle and damages and classes 5 and are for the lesser problems. Go to and find the court orders. At this site you can look at court calenders ruleings. I cant tell you where your case is I don't know how mine is all I know is the class I am in. In one of the orders it tells the classes and it should help you to find your class. Hope this helps you.
John Doe

Haleyville, AL

#473 Jan 22, 2014
I put it wrong the site is

Moberly, MO

#474 Jan 29, 2014
Court website shows there is an open conference scheduled for 2/20/24 on the Kugel Mesh. I sure hope something is about to happen. I'll be in touch with my attorney by Feb. 3. I just hope this does not get extended again.

Hammond, IN

#475 Feb 3, 2014
mabey the lawyers stole the money!
sue wrote:
i have been waiting for 8 years for my settlement i almost died from kugel mesh. my lawyer said they finally got a settlement from the company that made the mesh and that i would get my settlement before the end of december 2011. i called them today they told me that it is going to be longer maybe 6 months or so,because other people havent sent their paperwork in agreeing to their settlement proposal and untilthey do i wont get mine,this is wrong i sent mine back in right away, i asked why they couldnt send mine she said they wanted to send them all at once,if you are one of those people please send yours in ,this is so unfair!! i am at my wits end!!has anyone else ran into this problem? we
all need to pull together to get the money we deserve!!!!

Moberly, MO

#476 Feb 4, 2014
Spoke to my attorney today. Was told that Motley & Rice had sent them an email and want to discuss "settlement". They have (19) cases and have to get all 19 to agree to the settlement offers before they will agree to settle. My claim was started (5) years ago and I am their longest client. Keeping my fingers and toes crossed. At least their is discussion going on.
Lisa in LV

United States

#477 Feb 4, 2014
I spoke to my attorney and now I'm more confused than ever. When I first found out that I was given this faulty mesh I contacted an attorney that advertised for the class action lawsuit. I signed a legal documents with them and I recall it saying that I would not pursue any other council. Now I'm told that this firms cases are all individual cases and not part of the class action. I inquired about the February court dart and was told they new nothing about a court hearing. I was also told that Bard offered an amount but the attorneys rejected the offer.
My attorney said they are "talking" but no court has been set. What the hell??? He said he would contact me mid March with any updates. Sheeeeeeeesh.

Moberly, MO

#478 Feb 6, 2014
Lisa, the MDL1842 I am in is a multi district litigation case. Since there is so many of these product liability cases they have been transferred to one central court in R.I. The cases are individsual in that each one is settled separately $$ wise. From what I have been told, if I refuse the settlement and we can't derive an amount, then it would be forced to go to court and I think it then goes to trial in the state I reside. I am not sure if this is what you are involved in or not. this is the website you can go to and read data on MDL1842. I would call your attorney back very soon and ask him if you are a part of this MDL. This is my first time ever being involved in anything like this and I want it to be the last. I just want compensation for all the pain and suffering these mesh surgeries have caused.
Your attorney will have to tell you something and he should be aware of the open conference being held on Feb. 20 if he is on top of it. Good luck and let us know what he says.
Lisa in LV

Santa Fe Springs, CA

#479 Feb 12, 2014
This is exactly what I thought I was in worth the MDL 1842. I know I was originally in the class action but because they found some "hidden" information that this mesh was never approved for human use the lawyer said they are pursing individual cases.
All I know for sure is my entire life has turned upside down and my quality of life is so low. I feel for my husband and children. They have had to pay the consequences. Sure I am the one suffering with the pain but they basically lost a wife and mother in the process. This whole thing just really sucks.
I'm having to schedule yet another surgery because the scar tissue is so bad in my abdomen. Will this ever end???

High Springs, FL

#480 Feb 17, 2014
Why was the Feb 20th meeting canceled?

Moberly, MO

#481 Feb 18, 2014
I don't know why the meeting was canceled. I am planning on calling my atty. tomorrow and see what I can find out. It does not indicate it is rescheduled, it just says Canceled. Court documents show this is to be wrapped up by Feb. 28. They extended it from last Oct. date. Now what is the story? After 5 years my patience has about ran out. The longer they wait, the more of us will die and less $$ for them to pay out. If I can get an answer tomorrow, I'll post it.

Moberly, MO

#482 Feb 21, 2014
Just spoke to my atty. They don't know why the conference in RI was canceled. They did receive a settlement offer but it was not sufficient. The offer was for all the clients they have lumped together. They have now made a counter offer so I just have to hold on and "wait" some more.

High Springs, FL

#483 Feb 21, 2014
Thanks for the update Jerry. Good Luck !!

High Springs, FL

#484 Feb 24, 2014
Is everything still a go for Feb 28th??

Moberly, MO

#485 Feb 25, 2014
I don't see any changes on the court website, but then I don't see "anything". No one seems to know why the conference was cancelled on the 20th. Feb. 28 is Fri. so why isn't something be posted?

I'll let everyone know as soon as I hear something.

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