The Sunday Mail
April 30, 2013~ Marion Scott of the Sunday Mail reports for MDND on the news published this past Sunday in the Scottish tabloid newspaper. The article features a full page shot of attorney Adam Slater who was interviewed by Scott.
Slater is the attorney who recently won an award on behalf of mesh victim Linda Gross. The $3.35 million jury award given to Gross and her husband increased by another $7.76 million in punitive damages against Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson and maker of the Prolift transvaginal mesh.
The trial concluded last February 28. J&J has announced it plans to appeal.
Marion Scott, the Sunday Mail
With a headline, Women Need to Know this Information, They're not being told this information, Scott says:
"As mesh victims prepare to meet with Scotland's Health Secretary Alex Neil to ask him to bring in new reforms to protect patients from implants that go wrong, Adam Slater the US attorney who won $11million dollars damages for South Dakota nurse Linda Gross, speak out on the warnings that were not passed on.
"In a searing interview, Slater reveals warnings on 28 complications were withheld, and says women need to know so they can make informed choices before considering such surgery.
"He says: "The bottom line now is that we can’t stop the suffering of those who have already undergone procedures that have gone bad. But, by raising awareness, we we can prevent others in the future.” "
More images from the four-page story appear below.