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Washington State AG Bob Ferguson

*Latest News* AG Lawsuits says J&J Deceptively Marketed Pelvic Mesh in Washington, California!

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 24, 2016 ~ She was just one person who was mesh-injured. “Susan” cannot be named because she is involved in litigation, but in 2012 she filed a complaint with her home state of  Washington, specifically the State Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division. Susan told the office about her mesh injuries, [continue reading…]

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What Jurors Won't Hear

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Due to Motions in Limine, that is, deciding what will and will not be presented to jurors in a trial, there are a number of things jurors won’t hear in the defective product/ medical malpractice case of Budke v. Ethicon.   * Jurors in this product liability, medical malpractice case will not hear that [continue reading…]

Kugel Mesh Lawsuits Still Being Filed After Recall and Settlement

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

According to an article in Lawyers and Settlements lawsuits are still being filed against the maker of the Kugel Hernia Mesh. Mesh manufacturer C.R. Bard offered a $184 million settlement more than three years ago to some 3,000 Kugel mesh implanted patients.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration began the Kugel recall in 2005 [continue reading…]

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Attorney Tells Mesh News Desk Why the $73 Mill Win in Salazar Case?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh News Desk talked tonight with David Matthews, of Matthews & Associates, one of the Texas law firms that represented Mrs. Salazar.  This case was heard in state court under Judge Ken Molberg and only the third case naming manufacturer, Boston Scientific. The two cases heard in August, Cardenas and Albright, both were decided [continue reading…]

Dr. Jerry Blaivas

Renowned Urologist for the Plaintiffs Does Not Use Synthetic Mesh

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

This coverage is provided in conjunction with We Are Mesh Survivors, a coalition of synthetic vaginal mesh implant survivors united to demand justice for those who have suffered and to demand that existing products be pulled from the market until their safety can be demonstrated. You could call the afternoon witness in the Huskey v. [continue reading…]

Estelle Tasz at J&J headquarters, April 2014

AGs in 50 States – Investigate J&J for Mesh Injuries, Costs, Document Destruction

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Today Corporate Action Network launched what is planned to be the first of a 50 state campaign to urge the Attorneys General of all 50 states to investigate healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson for mesh-injuries and their related costs and the destruction of documents requested in litigation. There are presently at least 22,000 product [continue reading…]

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J&J Named in Another Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Plaintiff  Richard McLaughlin filed his lawsuit in California’s Central District last February. Although his mesh, made by Johnson & Johnson, was used for hernia repair, the allegations are the same as mesh used for pelvic organ prolapse – that the mesh is defective, that the instructions were missing or misleading, that the company is [continue reading…]

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J&J Faces first Defective Transvaginal Mesh Trial in Federal Court Monday

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

The first federal trial accusing healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J)  of making defective transvaginal mesh will begin with jury selection Monday morning, February 10, in a Charleston, West Virginia courtroom. This is the first of 15,000 cases naming Ethicon, a division of J&J, consolidated before Judge Joseph R. Goodwin. Because there are 50,000 [continue reading…]

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Rizzo – No Attorneys’ Fees But Pay $14k to Bard over Dismissed Case

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

The Good News  Linda Rizzo and her husband Ronald do not have to pay attorney’s fees to C.R. Bard after they dropped their transvaginal mesh lawsuit against the company. Judge Joseph R. Goodwin denied the move to recoup attorneys’ fees after the Rizzos dropped their case September 20th over her failed Avaulta pelvic mesh [continue reading…]

Court Schedule for Bellwether Trials Posted in Upcoming Transvaginal Mesh Cases

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The federal court in Charleston, West Virginia, that has more than 33,000 defective product claims consolidated in something called Multidistrict Litigation (MDL), now has a new section on the website for each MDL bellwether trial. Each of six transvaginal mesh manufacturers will face off with plaintiffs in four jury trials intended to test legal [continue reading…]

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