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Doctor Sunshine – What You May Want to Know About Your Doctor’s Conflicts of Interest

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 4, 2016 ~ Questions have been raised by readers – Is my doctor receiving funds from the industry that makes the medical devices or drugs they are using?  Is your doctor in a relationship with a device company as a preceptor, teacher, and consultant?  How might that change [continue reading…]

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Boston Scientific Denied New Trial in $100 Million Barba Case, Jury Award Reduced

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MND, October 12, 2015 ~ It was last May when the highest jury award in mesh litigation was issued so far – $100 million to Deborah Barba and her husband.  Ms. Barba had been implanted with Boston Scientific’s Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit as well as an Advantage Fit mid-urethral sling system. See the [continue reading…]

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Sanchez v. Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Case Settles Before Closing Arguments

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh News Desk has confirmed that the federal bellwether pelvic mesh trial of Sanchez v. Boston Scientific settled Monday morning just before the Los Angeles jury heard closing arguments. The defective product case began one week ago and represented the sixth trial facing the Massachusetts-based manufacturer of pelvic mesh implants. Monday, May 11, a [continue reading…]

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Day 7: Boston Scientific Case with the Jury!

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

At this writing, the case of four mesh-injured patients who claim the Boston Scientific Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit is defective is in the hands of the nine-person jury. The defense wrapped up its case around 2 pm Thursday after two days of testimony to assure jurors the Pinnacle mesh kit was a safe [continue reading…]

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Day Four: Doctors and Patients in Boston Scientific Pinnacle Mesh Trial

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

DAY FOUR: Two of the four female plaintiffs who’ve filed defective product cases against mesh maker Boston Scientific (BSC) appeared on the stand in this fourth day in a Miami federal courtroom. It will be up to the 9 person jury to decide, by the preponderance of the evidence, whether the Pinnacle Pelvic Floor [continue reading…]

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Day One for Boston Scientific's Pinnacle Mesh Kit

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Judge Joseph Goodwin was dwarfed by enormity of the cavernous federal courtroom on the 13th floor of the Wilkie Ferguson courthouse in downtown Miami. Goodwin, from Charleston WV, was filling a vacancy in another federal judge’s courtroom while his West Virginia court is the scene of another trial pitting four women against Boston Scientific [continue reading…]

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Boston Scientific's Pinnacle Pelvic Mesh Kit on Trial in Miami Federal Court

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

The first of nearly 15,000 federal lawsuits facing mesh manufacturer Boston Scientific (BCS) will begin November 3 in a federal court in Miami. It is also the first of the thousands of cases consolidated cases against seven manufacturers to have more than one plaintiffs’ case heard at a time. In this case, four women [continue reading…]

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Lawsuits on the Horizon – Do they Represent the Scope of Injuries?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

2014 should be a very busy year for transvaginal and incontinence mesh lawsuits. The four Boston Scientific bellwether cases have reportedly been chosen by federal Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, overseeing about 30,000 cases consolidated in his West Virginia Court. On August 1, both sides presented their proposed cases. Judge Goodwin in a pretrial order [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.

Three Lawsuits Join Hundreds

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Boston Scientific Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit Lawsuit Filed According to a story in About Lawsuits.com, a woman from Louisiana has filed a lawsuit against Boston Scientific after she says she was injured and debilitated by the Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit made by Boston Scientific. The woman, Minnie V. Mann, says in her [continue reading…]

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