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Mesh Injuries Front Page News as Scottish Mesh Petitioners Meet With Parliament

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Today’s story from the BBC shows women in Scotland implanted with pelvic mesh are making front page news and making headway in their fight to raise awareness of pelvic mesh injuries. See the BBC story here. Tuesday, several mesh implant survivors gave “heartbreaking” evidence to the Scottish Parliament Committee. The Scottish Mesh Survivors campaign [continue reading…]

Video of J&J Shareholders Meeting The Light Brigade

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Check out this video from Andy Stepanian of Fitzgibbon Media who did an amazing job. Thank you Andy!!  What a group this was….PLEASE SHARE https://vimeo.com/92990332

Groups Calls for DOJ to Investigate J&J for Document Destruction, Launches Website

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Today, March 26th, a consumer group, Corporate Action Network (CAN) called on the Department of Justice (DOJ)  to investigate Johnson & Johnson for document destruction. A copy of the letter the group sent to Attorney General Eric Holder is here. CAN also announced the launch of the website  www.JohnsonAndJohnsonHurtsWomen.org in Response to Pattern of [continue reading…]

Wall Street Journal: Transvaginal Mesh and $800,000 Conflicts of Interest

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Mesh News Desk, March 14, 2014 ~ Some of the names in this story may sound familiar, primary among them  Dr. Vincente Lucente. He was one of the doctors mentioned during the Linda Gross transvaginal mesh trial naming manufacturer Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson). Lucente was one of the young doctors brought under the wing [continue reading…]

Corporate Crime Reporter on Transvaginal Mesh and Mesh News Desk

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Reporter Russell Mokhiber has just filed a story on transvaginal mesh and the Mesh News Desk. Russell is a long-time established reporter who is not afraid of shining light in places those in power would rather you not see.  Please support him and subscribe to his blog.  He is not afraid to tackle subjects [continue reading…]

Common Fibroid Operation Warning

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Dr. Amy Reed is a 41-year-old anesthesiologist at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. After she underwent a procedure to remove uterine fibroids, she was diagnosed with a rare uterine cancer and was told that a minimally invasive procedure called morecellation may have spread her stage IV cancer. The surgery involves grinding up the [continue reading…]

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits to Begin in Scotland

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Scotland is taking the mesh mess seriously with that country’s product liability lawyers about to launch the biggest medical claim in Scottish legal history, reports the Daily Record. Hundreds of victims of transvaginal mesh and their lawyers are preparing to sue not just the implant manufacturers but also the National Health Service (NHS). In [continue reading…]

Scotland's Health Secretary Calls for More Regulation and Informed Consent over Mesh

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The Daily Record– the newspaper of Scotland – reports that due to front page headline reports by its sister publication, The Sunday Mail, the country’s Health Secretary, Alex Neil, is calling for tougher regulations concerning transvaginal mesh and more informed consent. The Sunday Mail, and reporter Marion Scott, have done a series of hard-hitting [continue reading…]

Marion Scott, reporter Scotland's Sunday Mail

Scotland’s Transvaginal Mesh Campaign Gains Steam

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Scotland is taking some major steps that will allow women injured by transvaginal mesh to sue the manufacturers. The Scottish Parliament set up a transvaginal mesh working group last May and that country’s health minister has ordered the National Health Service to warn woman about transvaginal mesh surgery. Marion Scott’s series of reports in [continue reading…]

Transvaginal Mesh Warnings to be Strengthened in Scotland at the Urging of Mesh-Injured

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Scotland is making changes in the way the public is warned about transvaginal mesh. The Scottish Parliament set up a transvaginal mesh working group in May 2013. Last week the TVM working group met with the Minister for Health and Well Being. Scotland’s Health Minister Alex Neil has ordered the National Health Service to [continue reading…]

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