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C.R. Bard Composix Hernia Mesh Case to Proceed in S.C. Federal Court

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina federal judge has allowed a lawsuit involving C.R. Bard’s Composix hernia mesh to proceed, ruling that the claims are not time-barred because the plaintiffs’ claims arose, at the earliest, in January 2014.

On July 20, Judge Cameron McGowan Currie of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina concluded that the trigger date was within three years before the action was filed, and therefore the claims are timely.

Kenneth Brugger Jr. alleges he sustained injuries as a result of being implanted with C.R. Bard’s Composix L/P Mesh with Echo Positioning System 6x8 ...

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