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Day 28 Verdict Day!

Day 28: Linda Gross v. Ethicon Verdict Day $3.35 Million

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

February 25, 2013 ~ Jurors in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial awarded the 47-year old woman from South Dakota and her husband $3.35 million today in an Atlantic City, New Jersey Courtroom. Jurors have been deliberating 5 days now in the product liability trial. Jurors decided the Prolift was not defectively designed by [continue reading…]

Dr. Miles Murphy, urologist, Ethicon consultant

Day 19 Linda Gross v. Ethicon: Medicine and Marketing

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 7, 2013 ~ On this Day 19 of the Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial, the importance of marketing to Ethicon was made clear through internal documents. First, second and third tiers of doctors were brought in for training and not everyone was “getting it,” that is how to [continue reading…]

Day 5: Linda Gross v Ethicon: Company Docs Show Doubts Before Prolift Launch

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January 16, 2013 ~ The worldwide medical director of Ethicon took the stand all day in the trial of Linda Gross v Ethicon in an Atlantic City courtroom. The past president of the Flemish Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 2007 to 2008, Piet Hinoul had become the Director of Medical Affairs at Ethicon, [continue reading…]

Day Two Ethicon Trial: What J&J Knew About Transvaginal Mesh and When

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January 12~ 2012 Thanks to Courtroom View Network for providing a live feed to MDND. Day two of Linda Gross v Ethicon trial in an Atlantic City court brought an Ethicon engineer to the stand who was presented with a mountain of internal company documents intended to show how safety and efficacy of the [continue reading…]

Adam Slater

Day One: Linda Gross v. Ethicon over Transvaginal Mesh

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

January 10, 2013 ~ Johnson & Johnson was on the defense this afternoon in the trial of a South Dakota woman who claims she is in perpetual pain due to defective transvaginal mesh (TVM). Linda Gross, 47, from Watertown, South Dakota is represented by New Jersey-based attorney Adam Slater in the first of more [continue reading…]

Alex Gorsky, CEO J & J

J & J Execs to be Deposed About Vaginal Mesh – What Did They Know – When Did They Know It

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

July 29, 2012 ~ Johnson & Johnson’s new CEO is on the hot seat. Alex Gorsky must show up to provide a videotaped deposition concerning the upcoming Ethicon transvaginal mesh lawsuits pending before a New Jersey Superior Court. Ethicon is a wholly owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. The decision to require Gorsky and [continue reading…]

Gynecare Prolift, West Coast Medical Resources

Four J&J Vaginal Meshes Named – Will Be Removed from Market

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

June 5, 2012 ~ There is now more detailed information about the move by Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to stop the sale of four vaginal mesh implants. The four named meshes are: TVT Secur Prosima Pelvic Floor Repair System Prolift Pelvic Floor Repair System   Prolift MTM Pelvic Floor Repair System These are the [continue reading…]

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Family Tree of Meshes from The Female Patient, April 2009

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

If you find it difficult to understand all of the different types of synthetic transvaginal mesh, this graphic from The Female Patient, April 2009 may help.

Alex Gorsky, CEO J & J

New J & J CEO Plans to Expand Medical Device Industry

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

  It will be interesting to watch how Alex Gorsky, 51, handles his new job and all that comes with it. As of April 26, he is in charge of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) as its Chief Executive Officer. He also inherited a massive number of lawsuits from surgical mesh and defective metal hip [continue reading…]

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Canadian Courts Take Aim At Ethicon

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

April 23, 2012 ~ The case against Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, and Ethicon Women’s Health and Urology and Gynacare was filed in Ontario Superior Court of Justice on February 3, 2012 but details are now just surfacing. The claim names Plaintiffs Janice Carol Kouyoumjian and Terrence Kouyoumjian (her spouse) on behalf of themselves and [continue reading…]

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