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SUBROGATION & MESH– What it means and why you must understand it

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

By Aaron Leigh Horton Mesh News Desk, October 4, 2016 ~ This story first appeared in October 2016 but deserves to be revived as many are currently in the process of receiving settlement in their mesh injury case. Thank you Aaron! According Dr. Shlomo Raz at UCLA, the leading expert for 100% removal of [continue reading…]

Scottish Health Sec. Alex Neil

Pelvic Mesh Implant Procedures Halted in Scotland

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 23, 2016 ~ Journalist Marion Scott continues her headline-making reporting on pelvic mesh implant procedures for Scotland’s Daily Record. On Tuesday, Health Secretary Alex Neil suspended surgeries using pelvic mesh (transvaginal mesh)  for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) pending an independent safety [continue reading…]

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Just In: Carlino Pelvic Mesh Found Defective Awards $13.5 Million Against J&J

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh News Desk, February 10, 2016, 11:30 am EST ~ Late this morning, a Philadelphia jury found Johnson & Johnson (J&J) made a defective pelvic mesh – the TVT- and awarded Sharon Carlino $13.5 million.  The jury found the warnings to her doctor were defective and he said he would never have implanted the [continue reading…]

From VICE

Broadly Covers Transvaginal POP Mesh Issue with MND Input

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh News Desk, January 7, 2015 ~ Your editor, Jane Akre was interviewed for this January 5th story in “Broadly” a unit of the HBO show VICE. Read the story here.   Reporter Gabby Bess was seeking a comment on the new Food and Drug Administration rule that reclassifies mesh used for pelvic organ [continue reading…]

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Sherrer v. Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Trial Opening Arguments Underway in Kansas City, MO

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

MND, Dec. 2, 2015 ~ Sherrer v Boston Scientific, Kansas City, Missouri   1216-CV27879 Thanks to Courtroom View Network for live access to this trial! At this writing the opening arguments are underway in the case of Eve Sherrer in her case against Boston Scientific over her Solyx pelvic mesh.  To complicate matters, two months [continue reading…]

FAVORABLE JURY VERDICTS CONTINUE IN TRANSVAGINAL MESH (TVM) LITIGATION—IS AMS WATCHING?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

By Dan C. Bolton, Of Counsel, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP                 In recent months, Endo Pharmaceuticals made several announcements concerning global settlements in the transvaginal mesh litigation against American Medical Systems (AMS) pending before Judge Goodwin in federal district court in West Virginia (MDL 2325).  Based on the numbers of women participating, the [continue reading…]

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FDA – What Are We Waiting For?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

FDA-What Are We Waiting For? It’s been months since the FDA said a word about mesh, and years since it’s known stronger action was needed. Meanwhile, more and more people are getting hurt. Sign our letter below to let them know how you feel. Tell the FDA: Stop hesitating. Reclassify all pelvic mesh as [continue reading…]

U.S. District Court, Charleston, WV

Jury Decides for Huskey $3.27 Million in Pelvic Mesh Trial!

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

After a two week trial, Huskey v. Ethicon, the eight member jury returned a verdict just before noon, Friday September 5, of $3.27 million. Emotion erupted in the courtroom as the clerk read the breakdown! Huskey had proven by the preponderance of the evidence, defective design, a failure to warn, strict liability and negligence [continue reading…]

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Huskey v Ethicon Day 4- Huskey Takes the Stand

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

This coverage is provided in conjunction with We Are Mesh Survivors, a coalition of synthetic vaginal mesh implant survivors united to demand justice for those who have suffered and to demand that existing products be pulled from the market until their safety can be demonstrated. Jo Huskey, 54 took the stand in this, Day 4 [continue reading…]

New Brunswick, New Jersey, April 2014

Speak to the FDA Now!

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

  Midnight Wednesday July 30, the opportunity ends to weigh into the FDA concerning the reclassification of POP mesh to class III or a high-risk device which it certainly is. Mesh will never survive that scrutiny. Mesh News Desk and Corporate Action Network, a consumer group, are asking you to share the link below [continue reading…]

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