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Drug and Device Makers Pay Docs with Discipline Disputes

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 24, 2016 ~ Financial Conflicts of Interest, an ongoing concern in medicine.   Drug and Device Makers Pay Docs with Discipline Disputes This story is from ProPublica, Journalism in the Public Interest and published yesterday.  National Public Radio’s Shots blog also published the story. When a doctor harms [continue reading…]

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Mesh Settlements and Pudendal Neuralgia

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 21, 2016 ~ Mesh Settlements- Will You Say Yes? You may recall earlier this year, Johnson & Johnson made an offer to settle up to 3,000 lawsuits filed by women who claim injuries from the company’s pelvic mesh.  The $120 million settlement would result in an average amount of [continue reading…]

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This Week – Kentucky AG Files Deceptive Marketing Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson Over Surgical Mesh

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 16, 2016 ~ Kentucky Joins Washington State and California in filing civil action against J&J for deceptively marketing its pelvic surgical mesh to consumers.   Seeks millions in restitution.  Kentucky is the latest state to file a civil lawsuit naming Johnson & Johnson and its medical device unit, [continue reading…]

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Whistleblower Wants Prison Time for Convicted J&J Med Device Execs

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 25, 2016 ~ Whistleblower Wants J&J Subsidiary Execs To Be Imprisoned Following $18 Million Fine and Federal Conviction   Melayna Lokosky is not shy. The former Acclarent Inc. medical device sales rep worked for a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary until 2011 when she filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the [continue reading…]

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January Pelvic Mesh Trial Set for New Jersey, Smith v. Ethicon

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 21, 2016 ~ It’s been a very long time since there was a pelvic mesh product liability trial in New Jersey. The first case was Linda Gross v Ethicon held February 2013, which resulted in an $11.1 million verdict for Ms. Gross which is still on appeal, though [continue reading…]

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169 Pelvic Mesh Cases Poised For Trial in PA Beginning This Fall

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 19, 2016 ~ The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas has 169 pelvic mesh trials waiting for a date to begin with 14 already scheduled. Most of the defective product cases name as a defendant Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson. The Philadelphia Courts of Common Pleas is where Pennsylvania’s trial [continue reading…]

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Ramirez v. Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial – Justice Delayed, Justice Denied

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 18, 2016 ~ Will number five be the charm for Jennifer Ramirez?   The case of the San Antonio, Texas woman and her case against Dr. Cesar Reyes and Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) has been continued four times. Now it is on the docket for trial finally August [continue reading…]

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MESH MESS – Banned Pelvic Mesh Receives New Life as a Breast Lift

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 12, 2016 ~ Failed Pelvic Mesh to be Used to Lift Breasts  According to its patent application, a  controversial polypropylene plastic pelvic mesh, that is banned for sale in both the U.S. and Australia and is the subject of litigation, may find new life with a new application [continue reading…]

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Honor July and Medicine in the Public Interest

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Welcome to Mesh News Desk, July 2016 Welcome to Mesh News Desk (MND), also known as Mesh Medical Device News Desk. For five years, MND has been covering the issue of pelvic mesh and will continue to do so until it is on the front page of every newspaper, every day. That’s where it belongs!  We [continue reading…]

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MYTH BUSTERS- What Women Are Told Today About Pelvic Mesh

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  June 30, 2016 ~ PART ONE, MYTH BUSTERS- What Women Are Told Today About Pelvic Mesh This is part one of a multi-part series uncovering common myths related to pelvic mesh. Myth Busters Part Two can be found here while Myth Busters Part Three can be found here.   One of [continue reading…]

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