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Lawyers to Mesh Plaintiffs – Settle or Be Dropped!

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 15, 2017 ~ Mesh News Desk is hearing from countless women who are being threatened with no option but to settle their transvaginal mesh case, even when the numbers do not come close to being a reasonable settlement for what she has endured. Some of that is due [continue reading…]

Surgeons Incentivized with Lamborghinis and Swiss Alps Ski Trips Internal J&J Docs Show

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 14, 2017 ~ Wealth and Status, Reputation/Ego listed as Key Values for doctors using an Ethicon/ Gynecare TVT polypropylene pelvic mesh. “Surgery is the Cha-ching thing” RETIRE RICH ABC News Australia (Australia Broadcast Company) reports (here) that the pelvic mesh scandal in that country was incentivized by mesh [continue reading…]

Transvaginal Mesh Cases in MDL – Who Is Settling, Who Isn’t

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 10, 2017 ~ Look at multidistrict litigation for transvaginal mesh cases in the U.S. and specifically the numeric listing of cases found in the Southern District of West Virginia. Which product liability cases remain opened and which are listed as closed? The numbers reveal which company is the [continue reading…]

*New* Endo to Resolve All U.S. Pelvic Mesh Product Liability Claims

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 8, 2017 ~ Endo International has set aside $775 million to bring to a close its outstanding pelvic mesh U.S. and international claims, according to the Dublin, Ireland-based company.  Endo International, which owns the American Medical Systems (AMS) pelvic mesh lawsuits, has agreed to settle the 22,000 unresolved [continue reading…]

Adkins’ Pelvic Mesh Trial Will Revisit Damages, Despite J&J Win

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 7, 2017 ~ Johnson & Johnson won a pelvic mesh trial in Philadelphia on June 9th, the first after four other pelvic mesh trials awarded damages to the mesh-injured plaintiff.  The case isn’t over yet.   Kimberly Adkins was the first plaintiff in the Philadelphia Court of Common [continue reading…]

Mesh Pain – What Works for You?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 4, 2017 ~ A few readers have called in that they find relief from mesh pain through some unusual options.  Many readers want to avoid opiate use which can lead to addiction and constipation.  Please let us know what works for you?  JACKIE Jackie Bensinger, an acupuncturist from [continue reading…]

The Links Between Surgical Mesh Complications and the Development of Autoimmune Diseases

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 21, 2017 ~  Canadian, Nonie Wideman, is a survivor of medical complications from synthetic medical mesh.  She has spent over 15 years advocating for children and families, over twelve of them as a specialized care provider teaching coping and life skills.  Wideman turned the skills on herself after [continue reading…]

Welcome August – A Hot Mesh Mess

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 3, 2017 ~ Hello and Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk, aka Mesh News Desk It’s hot in most parts of the country, especially in Florida where the MND campus is located, and there is a lot going on in Mesh World, unfortunately much of it is [continue reading…]

Important Links, Resources, Support Mesh Related

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THE READING ROOM This is a great place to get started if you are new to the issues and experiencing complications which you can’t explain following mesh implantation surgery. Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND) http://meshmedicaldevicenewsdesk.com   SUPPORT GROUPS Mesh Medical Device News Desk Facebook Group http://www.facebook.com/groups/142368339207055/   MDND Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mesh-Medical-Device-News-Desk/108924532565482   Mesh [continue reading…]

Opinion: Why the US Can’t Get its Mesh Message Out

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 26, 2017 – The following is one woman’s opinion on why the US is not having the same outcome in getting out its mesh message to the media.  What she doesn’t mention is that law firms representing the injured have all warned their clients to keep quiet and [continue reading…]

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