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January Pelvic Mesh Trial Set for New Jersey, Smith v. Ethicon

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 21, 2016 ~ It’s been a very long time since there was a pelvic mesh product liability trial in New Jersey. The first case was Linda Gross v Ethicon held February 2013, which resulted in an $11.1 million verdict for Ms. Gross which is still on appeal, though [continue reading…]

The Honorable Karen Pozza

Ramirez v. Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial – Justice Delayed, Justice Denied

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 18, 2016 ~ Will number five be the charm for Jennifer Ramirez?   The case of the San Antonio, Texas woman and her case against Dr. Cesar Reyes and Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) has been continued four times. Now it is on the docket for trial finally August [continue reading…]

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*Latest* J&J Wants New Trial in Huskey $3.27 Mill TVT-O Pelvic Mesh Case

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Mesh News Desk, April 5, 2016 ~ Ethicon asks for new trial in the $3.27 million first TVT-O bellwether pelvic mesh case.   An appeal brief was filed March 28, in the Us Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals No. 15-2118, by attorneys for mesh-injured plaintiff, Jo Huskey in Huskey et al, v. Ethicon (2:12-cv-05201). Jo [continue reading…]

Linda Batiste

J&J Tries to Overturn Batiste’s $1.2 Million Verdict

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MND, September 20, 2015 ~ Linda Batiste was awarded $1.2 million by a Dallas jury last year as compensation for the injuries she suffered from her defective pelvic mesh implant made by Johnson & Johnson (J&J). Now the healthcare giant wants that award overturned. The 65-year-old Batiste died from cancer last month. She never saw her [continue reading…]

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Linda Batiste’s Legacy

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MND, August 31, 2015 ~ WHO WAS LINDA BATISTE? The story of Linda Batiste’s life and death is best told by her only biological child, James Clinton, who shared a home with his mother and helped her through her final months before she died of brain and stomach cancer on Saturday, August 8. Batiste, [continue reading…]

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Mesh Trial Pioneer Linda Batiste to be Laid to Rest

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MND, August 14, 2015 ~ A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, August 15 in Garland, Texas for mesh-injured  pioneer Linda Elizabeth Batiste.   Batiste died Saturday, August 8th. She had been suffering from cancer. Linda Batiste, 65, was the plaintiff in the first trial to win a jury award against Johnson & Johnson over her [continue reading…]

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Urogynecologist Dr. Walker Talks Mesh Removals and Worst Offenders

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Mesh News Desk, June 8, 2015 ~ Dr. Christopher Walker is a Urogynecologist located in Orlando, Florida. His practice focuses on urogynecology and female pelvic reconstruction.   His office link is here.  This month he is also a supporter of Mesh News Desk.  Mesh News Desk editor, Jane Akre recently interviewed Dr. Walker [continue reading…]

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Doctor Directory: Miklos & Moore Talk Transvaginal Mesh

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As part of a series, Mesh News Desk interviews doctors who are dealing with mesh complications. This month it is Miklos & Moore and their, International Urogynecology Associates, based in Atlanta, Georgia. A large part of their practice is now dealing with complications from polypropylene transvaginal mesh implants. These are the voices who [continue reading…]

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Mesh Operations Continue in Scotland Despite Suspension

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Journalist Marion Scott is leading the way again with her reporting on the mesh surgery scandal in Scotland. According to her article in the Daily Record and Sunday Mail, ever since the government urged the country to stop using transvaginal mesh in that country, there have been 166 operations. Scott reports eight health boards [continue reading…]

Dr. Jerry Blaivas, urologist

J&J Attacks Credibility of Plaintiff Expert Witness

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FRIDAY’S TESTIMONY On this fifth day of the Huskey v Ethicon case, it would be important for Johnson & Johnson to raise questions about the credibility and conclusions of Thursday’s expert witness for the plaintiff, world renowned urogynecologist Dr. Jerry Blavais. Plaintiff, Jo Huskey had a TVT-O implanted in February of 2011 to treat [continue reading…]

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