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C.R. Bard Sold $24 Billion, Transvaginal Mesh Maker With 15k lawsuits

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 24, 2017 ~ C.R. Bard to be sold for $24 billion.    Sunday it was announced that Becton Dickinson (BD) and Company (NYSE BDX) will acquire C.R. Bard for $317.00 per common share in cash and stock.   The agreement totals $24 billion. As was the case when AMS was [continue reading…]

FDA’s Shuren on Tightening Future FDA Review of High-Risk Devices

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 20, 2017 ~ FDA’s Jeff Shuren writes about how to serve two masters, public safety and the need of manufacturers for fast access to the marketplace for high-risk devices. Can anyone serve two masters? For seven years, Dr. Jeffrey Shuren has headed the Center for Devices and Radiological Health [continue reading…]

Mesh Trials Ahead with No Prospect of Settling

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), April 18, 2017~Protracted transvaginal mesh (TVM) litigation has many law firms moving onto the next attractive Mass Tort and clearing out their inventory. What remains when the dust settles?   The online add for the publisher Harris Martin promises an upcoming legal education conference on hernia mesh, Benicar, Xarelto, [continue reading…]

Law Firms Remaining in TVM Litigation

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 18, 2017 ~ Many of the large Mass Tort law firms are no longer taking transvaginal mesh cases (TVM).   While many law firms are pursuing the coated hernia mesh cases, fewer are remaining in transvaginal mesh litigation. Litigated since  the early 2000’s, TVM has gone through many [continue reading…]

St. Louis J&J Talc Powder Litigation Begins

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 13, 2017 ~ Talcum powder lawsuit began this week in St. Louis. Another trial is underway in a St. Louis court over Johnson & Johnson’s controversial talcum powder and it purported link to ovarian cancer. Lois Slemp, 61,  is the plaintiff and J&J hopes to repeat its win in [continue reading…]

Engleman Trial Against J&J Pelvic Mesh Begins Today

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 10, 2017 ~ It’s been 14 months since the last product liability trial naming a mesh manufacturer. In this case, Ms. M. Engleman was implanted with two pelvic meshes made by Ethicon, the division of Johnson & Johnson. Jury selection begins today.  An army of eight law firms [continue reading…]

Medical Study on Chronic Mesh Pain Needs to Hear From You!

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 6, 2017 ~ People suffering with chronic pain are asked to attend a one-day workshop in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. Still Standing, a contributor to Mesh News Desk, is involved with a partnership with the University  of Maryland and other institutions from around the world to teach researchers [continue reading…]

Trump’s FDA Pick Grilled on Priorities, Conflicts

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 6, 2017 ~ President Trumps selection of Scott Gottlieb reveals a health industry insider full of potential conflicts.  Dr. Scott Gottlieb was grilled during a confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday and said his first priorities will include the opioid crisis. Gottlieb is a medical doctor who turned [continue reading…]

Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk, aka Mesh News Desk

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Mesh News Desk, April 2017 ~ Welcome to Mesh News Desk (MND), also known as Mesh Medical Device News Desk where we following the goings on of the largely unregulated medical device industry and its fallout on the public. Synthetic polypropylene mesh and its biologic cousins are used to treat hernia and incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.  For [continue reading…]

Melody Mullins Missing Mesh-Injured Plaintiff Found!

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 29, 2017 ~ Melody Mullins was one of nine mesh-injured women who had fallen through the cracks in their mesh-related litigation. “This is Melody Mullins” The voice was firm and no nonsense.  Melody Mullins had been found. Mullins, 37 of Columbus, Ohio is one of nine women who were [continue reading…]

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