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Judge Settles Hundreds of Transvaginal Mesh Suits Naming C.R. Bard

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 21, 2017 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin is overseeing more than 103,659 (as of today) product liability cases involving transvaginal mesh. Three hundred product liability cases naming C.R. Bard have been dismissed just since Monday. Earlier this year Judge Goodwin  told lawyers he would like to have the cases filed [continue reading…]

C.R. Bard’s Pelvic Mesh Removed From the Market

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 13, 2017 ~ Bard relieves its website of all pelvic mesh products with no fanfare or notice. In April, it was announced that C.R. Bard, a medical device manufacturer, was to be sold to Becton Dickinson (BD) for $24 billion. In what could be surmised to be a [continue reading…]

J&J Wins First Pelvic Mesh Trial in Philadelphia

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 10, 2017 ~ The fifth trial over its family of polypropylene pelvic mesh finally secures healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson a win in this Philadelphia court.  After four straight losses in a Philadelphia court to plaintiffs injured by pelvic mesh, a jury agreed with Johnson & Johnson Friday [continue reading…]

Is Huskey Pelvic Mesh Case Going to the Supremes?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 7, 2017 ~ The  pelvic mesh case of Huskey v. Ethicon has been in the courts since 2012. After she won a defective product case before a jury in 2014 and was awarded $3.27 million, J&J appealed and lost. Now Ethicon/ J&J wants the U.S. Supreme Court to [continue reading…]

Beltz Pelvic Mesh Case Yields $2.16 Mill Verdict for Plaintiff!

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 26, 2017~ The case of Sharon Beltz v. Ethicon began with jury selection May 8. The case concluded Friday afternoon after a 12-day trial with a $2.16 million dollar jury verdict for Ms. Beltz.  This becomes the fourth consecutive win for mesh-injured plaintiffs in the Philadelphia Court of [continue reading…]

Boston Scientific Plans Mass Pelvic Mesh Settlements

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 9, 2017 ~ According to its quarterly federal filing, Boston Scientific, one of seven medical device manufacturers  facing thousands of product liability cases over its pelvic mesh, plans to settle 37,000 cases with certain plaintiff attorneys without admitting any fault. Quarterly reports that shareholders read are always enlightening [continue reading…]

Scottish Inquiry into Transvaginal Mesh Mess Called a Whitewash

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 3, 2017 ~ Unlike the U.S., the transvaginal mesh mess, in Scotland is front page news. The government conducted an investigation into the hundreds of injuries there, but the report is falls short of expectations, say campaigners. They call it a “Whitewash” report that anti-mesh campaigners in Scotland [continue reading…]

J&J Settles Third Round of Pelvic Mesh Cases

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 28, 2017 ~ J&J (Johnson & Johnson)  has been the last company to come to the settlement table, but an unopposed motion announces a third settlement for an unknown number of pelvic mesh women.  We don’t know how many women are involved or the dollar amount, but J&J [continue reading…]

J&J Facing Surging Litigation Costs

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 13, 2017 ~ Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is facing at least 17 different lawsuits in the coming year. And 2017 promises to be even worse for litigation and the cost of legal services with an increasing number of people suing the healthcare giant. J&J lost six of seven verdicts in [continue reading…]

Sullivan V Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Case Settles on Eve of Trial

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Mesh News Desk, (MND) March 1, 2017~ The March 13th pelvic mesh trial of Sullivan v. Boston Scientific will not be heard because it has settled. There is no word on the specifics of that settlement. It is the first of many cases poised to go to trial in the Philadelphia Court of Common [continue reading…]

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