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Atrium Hernia Mesh

Multi-Plaintiff Hernia Mesh Case Against Atrium Medical Co. Will Proceed in California Court

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

By Dan C. Bolton and Farid Zakaria Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP   In June 2014, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP filed a multi-plaintiff case in California Superior Court against Atrium Medical Corporation (Atrium) and related corporate entities. The eight plaintiffs underwent hernia repair surgery with polypropylene mesh manufactured by Atrium and later suffered [continue reading…]

L.B. v Ethicon: Defense Wraps Up its Pelvic Mesh Case

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

“Cathy” continues her observations from a Dallas courtroom where 64-year-old L.B. is facing multi-billion dollar healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson and its women’s health and urology division, Ethicon. Cathy is a mesh-injured woman who cannot be identified because she is involved in litigation. Mesh News Desk is very grateful to its citizen court watchers!   [continue reading…]

Dr. Lennox Hoyte

Mistrial Declared in First Federal Transvaginal Mesh Trial

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July 10, 2013~  Saying it was the first time in his 20 years on the bench he had declared a mistrial, federal Judge Joseph R. Goodwin ended the first federal trial involving one of six transvaginal mesh manufacturers, C.R. Bard, after just two days of testimony. More than 25,000 cases have been consolidated in [continue reading…]

Dr. Malik

Op-Ed: Dr. Shezad Malik on Doctors and Transvaginal Mesh

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Op-Ed: Dr Shezad Malik Law Firm http://www.shezadmalik.com/ Dr. Malik is a cardiologist and now an attorney in Dallas who heads his own law firm. He is board certified in internal medicine and was a practicing cardiologist for 10 years. In 2003 he decided to go to law school and has been practicing personal injury [continue reading…]

Jane Akre

MDND: Welcome July 2013

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July 2, 2013 ~ Welcome.  I’m Jane Akre, the Editor of MDND. There is a lot of stuff brewing this month. C.R. Bard, a mesh maker, will face off against Donna and Don Cisson in a federal court in West Virginia. This is the first of four bellwether cases, as they are called, in [continue reading…]

Cherie Storozinski

Suffering in Silence: Thousands of Canadian Women and Cherie Storozinski

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

May 3, 2013~  “My name is Cherie Storozinski. I am 50 years old and live in Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada. I am a victim of transvagnial mesh.” That’s how Cherie started her email to MDND. Cherie, 50, had a wonderful life in rural Manitoba, Canada. She and her husband, Curt, live on 20 acres and [continue reading…]

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FDA: Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) Surgical Mesh Reports up 36 Percent

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

March 29, 2013 ~ In September 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration convened a panel of experts to try and get a handle on the concerning number of complications the agency was receiving about surgical mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP)  and stress urinary incontinence (SUI).  The experts  suggested that because of [continue reading…]

Some Thoughts on Mesh: Product Design & Development

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

~March 1, 2013 I helped Adam Slater as an expert with what became Gross v Ethicon from early in 2009. My job was to help Mr. Slater make sure Ethicon had produced all its relevant documents. I have the qualifications to do that because I am a veteran researcher and have run product development [continue reading…]

Day 17 Linda Gross v. Ethicon: Complication Rate Was Known and Acceptable says Medical Director

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Thanks go out to Courtroom View Network for access to this trial. February 5, 2013 ~ On this Day 17 as the Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial plaintiff presentation wraps up, the  former Medical Director for Ethicon Women’s Health and Urology (Gynecare) was brought to the stand via his videotaped presentation. David Robinson was [continue reading…]

Dr. Axel Arnaud

Day 15: Linda Gross v. Ethicon, Scientist Dismissive Over Transvaginal Mesh Complications

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

  February 1, 2013~ As the plaintiff’s case wraps up in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial, the deposition of the Medical Affairs Director of Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) Europe appeared to jurors via his taped deposition. Dr. Axel Arnaud seemed dismissive of the questions asked by plaintiff attorney Adam Slater. At times his [continue reading…]

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