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Judy's J&J Campaign

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

The following campaign is initiated by “Judy” a mesh injured woman who is involved in litigation and cannot be identified. She has researched all of the products made by Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and there are many. Here are her words: Mesh Injured Friends ~ As many of you know Johnson & Johnson is [continue reading…]

Linda Gross

Day 24: Linda Gross v. Ethicon J&J Case Goes to Jury in First Vaginal Mesh Trial

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

February 19, 2013 ~  In this first lawsuit to go to trial over whether the Ethicon unit of Johnson & Johnson properly designed the Prolift vaginal mesh implant, nine jurors received instructions this morning from Judge Carol Higbee in the Atlantic City, New Jersey courtroom. Jurors are required to accept the ‘The Charge’ of [continue reading…]

Gynecare Prolift package, from website, West Coast Medical Resources

Breaking News ~ J & J Sold Vaginal Mesh Implant Without FDA Approval

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

March 21 ~ Bloomberg is reporting (here) that major medical device maker Johnson & Johnson (J&J) sold the Gynecare Prolift surgical mesh for three years before it was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The mesh is now the subject of more than 550 lawsuits, reports Bloomberg. Prolift is a pre-cut [continue reading…]

Mesh removed after 3 months, Courtesy Liz Reece

Get the Mesh Out! Doctors React to Patients Following FDA’s July Warning about Surgical Mesh

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

NOVEMBER 4, 2011 – Last July 13 when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the most strongly warning notice yet about complications associated with surgical mesh – women listened. (see back story here). So did men with the same sort of polypropylene mesh for hernia repair as did women with mesh for stress [continue reading…]

The Next Medical Device Controversy: Vaginal Mesh, Business Week, September 15, 2011

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Business Week reports on The Next Medical Device Controversy: Vaginal Mesh Marci Sutin Levin, a 65-year-old New York marketing executive says she can’t sleep, work, or have sex because of endless pain she’s experienced ever since she had surgical mesh implanted in 2007. Hers is one of 600 lawsuits that have been filed against [continue reading…]

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