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Project Censored: Promoting Media Literacy, Democracy and Pelvic Mesh News!

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

February 29, 2016 ~ Finally!   Some media coverage on the issue of pelvic mesh. In an in-depth conversation,  Micky Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored talked at length with your editor, Jane Akre about transvaginal mesh, the problems, the issues the failings of our FDA.   This interview was heard in 32 [continue reading…]

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Missouri Lawyers Weekly Covers MND Exclusion from Sherrer Pelvic Mesh Trial

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

MND, Jan 19, 2016 ~ This is the second article prepared by Missouri Lawyers Weekly on the issue of excluding Mesh News Desk from coverage of the  Sheerer pelvic mesh trial. The story says it all.  Thank you Missouri Lawyers Weekly for allowing me to republish it.   *Update on the case – The [continue reading…]

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Mesh News Desk Denied Access to Sherrer Pelvic Mesh Trial in Kansas City

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Mesh News Desk, January 7, 2016~ On Thursday, January 7, Mesh News Desk (MND), its editor and readers were denied access to the pool camera and coverage of the pelvic mesh trial of Eve Sherrer in Kansas City, Missouri. Sherrer v. Boston Scientific and C.R. Bard began December 2 but was interrupted for the holidays. [continue reading…]

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Mesh News Desk Files Brief to Stay in Court as Sheerer Pelvic Mesh Trial Resumes

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

January 3, 2016 ~ Sherrer v Boston Scientific and C.R. Bard, Mesh News Desk Motions to Regain Coverage Access On December 24,  Mesh News Desk and Independent News Group LLC, which owns this online news and information site, filed a brief with the court in Kansas City where the Sherrer pelvic mesh trial naming defendants [continue reading…]

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Mesh News Desk Trial Coverage Cut For Being ‘Advocacy’ Organization

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh News Desk, December 9, 2015 ~ A funny thing happened on the way to covering a pelvic mesh trial. As editor of Mesh News Desk (MND), I cover trials either in person or remotely through a feed provided by Courtroom View Network (CVN).  David Siegel who works there, has always been very friendly. [continue reading…]


Sherrer v. Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Trial Opening Arguments Underway in Kansas City, MO

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

MND, Dec. 2, 2015 ~ Sherrer v Boston Scientific, Kansas City, Missouri   1216-CV27879 Thanks to Courtroom View Network for live access to this trial! At this writing the opening arguments are underway in the case of Eve Sherrer in her case against Boston Scientific over her Solyx pelvic mesh.  To complicate matters, two months [continue reading…]

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C.R. Bard Pays $3.6 million in Precedent Setting Scott Pelvic Mesh Case

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

MND, November 4, 2015 ~ It largely slipped by unnoticed, until now. In July 2012, Plaintiff Christine Scott went to trial against C.R. Bard over her Bard Avaulta Plus mesh kit in a Bakersfield, California courtroom. It would be the first trial to be held naming a major mesh manufacturer. In a precedent setting [continue reading…]

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NBC: C.R. Bard Forged Documents on Controversial Blood Clot Filter to Gain FDA Approval

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

MND, September 8, 2015 ~ This week, NBC News investigated a blood clot filter made by C.R. Bard, and the questionable way the controversial medical device was approved for market. Bard also makes a number of pelvic meshes which are the focus of thousands of defective product lawsuits.  The Recovery blood-clot filter, is associated with [continue reading…]

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MAM Rally Going to West Virginia for Pelvic Mesh Status Conference

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Charleston, West Virginia will be the setting for a gathering of both sides involved in pelvic mesh litigation for a June 2 status conference before Judge Joseph Goodwin, and of mesh-injured women from the region who have decided to converge in a show of solidarity to bring an end to the protracted litigation. Here is the [continue reading…]

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Bard Execs Sell Off Stock, Make No Promises to Investors

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Sleek Money reports (here) that  the Chief Operating Officer for C.R. Bard, John H. Weiland sold off 13,616 shares of company stock on Tuesday, February 17. With the stock selling at $174.51 a share, it brought Mr. Weiland $2,376,128.16, according to the report.  The sale was disclosed in a SEC filing. See it here. The COO [continue reading…]

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