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Mesh Injured Address KY Healthcare Conference

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 5, 2016 ~ Two vocal mesh-injured women addressed a room full of health professionals at this annual conference with a medical device patient safety focus.   See the  videos below.  It was called the Conference for Healthcare Transparency and Patient Safety and occurred Friday, November 4 in Lexington, [continue reading…]

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MESH MESS – Banned Pelvic Mesh Receives New Life as a Breast Lift

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 12, 2016 ~ Failed Pelvic Mesh to be Used to Lift Breasts  According to its patent application, a  controversial polypropylene plastic pelvic mesh, that is banned for sale in both the U.S. and Australia and is the subject of litigation, may find new life with a new application [continue reading…]

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

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

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…]

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Mullins Deadlines Set to Move Consolidated Pelvic Mesh Case To Trial

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

It is the case that would consolidate 37 women, all implanted with Ethicon’s TVT (tranasvaginal tape) mesh into one trial. It was schedule to be heard April 11, but now a new schedule issued  by the judge presiding over this federal multidistrict litigation attempts to close any loopholes that have allowed the case to [continue reading…]

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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…]

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Carlino v. Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Trial Gets Started in Philadelphia

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh News Desk, January 26, 2016 ~ The plaintiffs are Sharon and Charles Carlino of New Jersey and they are finally having their day in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania court over her transvaginal mesh implant made by Johnson & Johnson.  The case is A.  Carlino v. Ethicon, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 1306-03470 before [continue reading…]

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Rabiola Trial Rescheduled to 2016, First Trial for TVT-Secur

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

October 27, 2015 ~ The Josephine Marie Rabiola v. Ethicon trial, scheduled for Monday, October 26 in Austin, Texas has been rescheduled to February 2016 at the Austin court’s request.  The judge is not set in this rotating docket. The case is expected to be rescheduled one more time at a later date, perhaps [continue reading…]

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Urogynecologist Dr. Walker Talks Mesh Removals and Worst Offenders

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

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 Besturogyn.com 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 http://www.meshsurgeons.com/, 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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Patient Advocate Files Racketeering Charges Against FDA, Mesh Maker and Doctor Over Injuries

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A patient advocate has filed a Pro Se complaint against Johnson & Johnson accusing it of organized corruption. In the complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the petitioner says defendants have engaged in “a fraudulent scheme in violation of the Federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act [continue reading…]

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