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Status Conference Update: Transvaginal Mesh Cases Moving Ahead

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

April 18, 2013 ~ Thanks go out to attorney Harry Bell who is based in Charleston, West Virginia, the location of the federal courthouse that will hear thousands of transvaginal and incontinence surgical mesh cases. He provided MDND with an update on today’s Status Conference on the cases filed against Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson), [continue reading…]

Linda Gross, as jury verdict was being read

Day 31: Linda Gross v. Ethicon It's Over! $11.1 Million

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

February 28, 2013 ~ After a 31 day trial, jurors in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon case awarded $7.76 million in punitive damages to Linda and Jeff Gross for the injuries she suffered from a Johnson & Johnson product, the Prolift transvaginal mesh. The nine-person jury awarded the South Dakota couple $3.35 million in [continue reading…]

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Mesh Lawsuits Filed: Ten-Thousand and Growing

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  October 17, 2012 ~ Court cases filed around the country naming six mesh makers currently number 10,000 and are growing, some at a rate of 100 new cases filed a week. MDND has added up the number of lawsuits pending in federal court consolidated in multidistrict litigation (MDL) as well as those cases [continue reading…]

The Honorable Judge Joseph Goodwin

Lead Attorneys to be Chosen in Transvaginal Mesh Cases Friday, April 13

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

The Honorable Judge Joseph Goodwin will oversee a hearing Friday, April 13, to decide who will be the lead attorneys in the consolidated lawsuits over defective transvaginal mesh. Hundreds of cases have been consolidated in the Southern District of West Virginia in Multidistrict litigation (MDL) that name mesh manufacturers Ethicon, Inc ( MDL No. [continue reading…]

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American Medical Systems Files its Position Statement Laying Out its Strategy in Court in Defective Mesh Lawsuits

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

April 9, 2012 ~ On Friday, April 6, American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS) of Minnetonka, Minnesota filed its Position Statement with federal court in the Southern District of West Virginia laying out its strategy in its defense of its synthetic surgical mesh used to treat female conditions of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress [continue reading…]

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