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Talc Cases Will Likely Stay in MO Despite Supreme Court Decision, Says Lead Lawyer

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 24, 2017 ~ SCOTUS Decision Leads to Mistrial in Latest Talc Case in St. Louis, Mo. A Missouri judge declared a mistrial Monday, June 19, in a lawsuit filed by the estates of three women who had died from ovarian cancer, allegedly after using Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based [continue reading…]

J&J Granted Mistrial in Latest Talc Case in MO.

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Mesh News Desk, June 19, 2017 ~ Johnson & Johnson has been granted a mistrial in its latest multi-plaintiff talcum powder/ ovarian cancer trial. Monday morning, June 19th, in a St. Louis courtroom, defendant Johnson & Johnson requested and was granted a mistrial in its latest talcum powder trial. The wrongful death case for [continue reading…]

Talcum Powder Trials Involving Three Plaintiffs Today in St. Louis

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 5, 2017 ~ The first trial involving multiple plaintiffs over J&J’s talcum powder and its link to ovarian cancer begins today in a St. Louis courtroom.   J&J is back in a St. Louis courtroom today, reports DrugWatch, facing three plaintiffs defending itself against charges that long-term use [continue reading…]

Morcellator Activist, Victim Amy Reed Dies at 44

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Mesh  Medical Device News Desk, May 25, 2017 ~ Drs. Amy Reed and Hooman Noorchashm put a public face on the failures of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and how it regulates medical devices.  Amy Reed, the Philadelphia physician who put a public, tragic face on the outcome of unregulated medical devices has [continue reading…]

Breast Implants and a Rare Cancer Possible Link to Biofilms

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 15, 2017 ~ Breast Implants, particularly textured variety, have been linked to biofilm and a small cell lymphoma. The FDA has been taking in accounts since 2011.    The New York Times on May 14th tells the story of a woman who had breast reconstructive surgery after a [continue reading…]

Jury Awards J&J Talc Plaintiff $110 Million

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 5, 2017 ~ The hits just keep on coming for pharmaceutical and healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J).  On Thursday the company lost another talcum powder trial after the jury listened to evidence linking use of the company’s baby powder and Shower-to-Shower powder to ovarian cancer. This is [continue reading…]

Mesh Trials Ahead with No Prospect of Settling

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), April 18, 2017~Protracted transvaginal mesh (TVM) litigation has many law firms moving onto the next attractive Mass Tort and clearing out their inventory. What remains when the dust settles?   The online add for the publisher Harris Martin promises an upcoming legal education conference on hernia mesh, Benicar, Xarelto, [continue reading…]

Mesh Injured Women Found

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Mesh News Desk, April 11, 2017 ~ Mesh Medical Device News Desk (Mesh News Desk) recently noted that nine mesh injured women were about to have their product liability cases naming C.R. Bard dropped from transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation being held in federal court in Charleston, WV. The judge who is overseeing more than [continue reading…]

Australian Investigation into Transvaginal Mesh Leads to Trials and Senate Inquiry

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 16, 2017 ~ Unlike the U.S. media,  Australian media is reporting on its transvaginal mesh debacle with citizens leading the charge. Transvaginal mesh devices seem to be front page news overseas. Joanne McCarthy writes for the Newcastle Herald, located about 100 miles north of Sydney, Australia. The paper [continue reading…]

Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Cases May Be Transferred to Florida

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 20, 2017~ Physiomesh is the latest focus of defective product litigation and the number of cases keeps growing.  So much so that multidistrict litigation may consolidate cases, filed in state courts around the country, into one mass tort or MDL in Florida or Illinois. It is the latest, [continue reading…]

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