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Dr. Christopher Walker, UroGyn Specialists

Dr. Walker Pursued by AMS for his Part in Alleged Mesh Removal Scheme

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 28, 2016 ~ He has been profiled by Mesh News Desk (also an advertiser at one time) and DrugWatch and is considered one of the more reliable mesh-removal doctors in the country. Now Dr. Walker and his chief financial officer are being pursued by American Medical Systems for [continue reading...]

TVT-O from

New Jersey Case Being Readied for J&J January Pelvic Mesh Trial

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 23, 2016 ~ MND has learned an Indiana case is being prepared for a January 9th trial in Bergen County, New Jersey naming defendant, Johnson & Johnson and its  TVT-O pelvic mesh.   After a lull in any pelvic mesh litigation in New Jersey, a case is being [continue reading...]
Bard Avaulta

Win and Loss for Bard as Avaulta Pelvic Mesh Case Readies for Court

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 22, 2016 ~ The plaintiff can pursue a punitive damage but not a negligence claim in this Bard Avaulta defective pelvic mesh case that is being readied for trial or to be remanded back to state court.    While mesh trials have not been in the courtroom or [continue reading...]

Class Action Accuses Boston Scientific of Racketeering and Fraud Over Counterfeit Pelvic Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 16, 2016 ~ RICO lawsuit filed naming Boston Scientific alleges fraudulent activities involving Chinese smuggled pelvic mesh.  A newly filed lawsuit accused Boston Scientific Corp. (BSC), maker of transvaginal mesh, with racketeering activity and trafficking in counterfeit goods, specifically transvaginal pelvic mesh. Frances Peel Hennington filed her lawsuit [continue reading...]
Tammy and Janis

Mesh Injured Address KY Healthcare Conference

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 5, 2016 ~ Two vocal mesh-injured women addressed a room full of health professionals at this annual conference with a medical device patient safety focus.   See the  videos below.  It was called the Conference for Healthcare Transparency and Patient Safety and occurred Friday, November 4 in Lexington, [continue reading...]
Disintegrating J&J mesh, Sling the Mesh campaign

Oldest J&J Pelvic Mesh Cases Readied for Trial in West Virginia Court

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 2, 2016 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin, who is overseeing more than 97,000 defective product cases in his federal court in Charleston, had predicted neither side would like his future rulings if they did not make some effort to settle outstanding transvaginal mesh cases. Judge Goodwin is making good [continue reading...]

Hello December – Mesh Year Ending Up Under the Bus

December 1, 2016 ~ Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk, your news resource for what is going on in the world of pelvic mesh and lately, hernia mesh. The year has gone quickly, and now as we end it with our annual emphasis on excessive holiday spending and billionaires who can’t spend enough [continue reading...]
Hope Pagano

Autoimmune Registry Continues to Grow with Mesh-Related Complications

Mesh News Desk, May 23, 2016 ~ The autoimmune registry and alive and there have been so many comments, it is being posted again so you can continue to comment. The registry is being considered by medical researchers so your imput it vital. If you have any kind of mesh, pelvic, abdominal, hernia and [continue reading...]
FDA News
Essure birth control device removed

Essure Birth Control Gets FDA’s Strongest Warning

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 15, 2016 ~ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a label change on Essure Birth Control that includes the strongest warning a device can carry.  Known as a Black Box warning, the label change will now clearly warn about the significant side effects associated with Essure, including [continue reading...]
Legal News

Lawsuits Scheduled for Ethicon’s Physiomesh Hernia Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 25, 2016 ~  The first lawsuits have been scheduled for the Ethicon Physiomesh, a hernia mesh used for repairs. The hernia mesh has been removed from the global market after reports it degraded inside patients and did not function as intended.   Medical professionals had until September 16, [continue reading...]
Medical News
Prolapse by CR Bard

AUGS Prolapse Consensus Conference Announced with Patient Advocates

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 16, 2016 ~ AUGS Prolapse Consensus Conference Announced. Patient Advocates work with industry for change. The AUGS 2016 Prolapse Consensus Conference will be held November 10-11, 2016 in Baltimore, MD to “bring together thought leaders representing private and public stakeholders who are actively engaged in prolapse treatment and [continue reading...]

Urogyn Society Closes Door on Mesh-Injured Women

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 7, 2016 ~ After turning away two mesh-injured women who were enthusiastic about participating in an upcoming Prolapse Consensus Conference, the society then expels your editor from membership of AUGS. Janet Holt, a mesh-injured plaintiff, learned about the upcoming Prolapse Consensus Conference to be held in Baltimore, November [continue reading...]
Media Reports
Steve Mostyn and MSP Neil Findlay

Attorney Mostyn Takes Boston Sci Counterfeit Mesh Issue to Scottish Parliament

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 19, 2016 ~ The Daily Record, a newspaper in Scotland, reports Houston attorney Steve Mostyn recently took documents to members of Scotland’s Parliament to convince them that Boston Scientific (BSC) bought  counterfeit raw mesh material from China to make its transvaginal mesh implanted in hundreds if not thousands of [continue reading...]
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Hernia mesh, WikiCommons

Hernia Mesh Problems Are Not Going Away

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 19, 2016 ~ They Did It Again… And They Aren’t Going to Stop, Hernia Mesh Problems Are Not Going Away and Are Finally Being Recognized Once Again by the Legal Community, Sponsored Content Hollis Law Firm  By now, everyone is familiar with the transvaginal mesh litigation. In the [continue reading...]
Mesh Reading Room Resource

Transvaginal Mesh Trials so Far: Winners and Losers

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 3, 2016 ~ What is the outcome so far from the 32 trials that have put the issues of transvaginal mesh injuries before juries or about to be before a jury?    Since July 2012, there have been 33 cases that have gone to trial or settled just before [continue reading...]
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