Breaking News - a Verdict has just been reached for Paul Trevino who claims injuries from his Bard/Davol Ventralex mesh. Jurors decided on $4.8 Million in compensatory damages.
As the hernia mesh trial of Paul Trevino and Bard/Davol concludes its third week, MND offers a glimpse of courtroom happenings in this case, closely watched by patients, lawyers and mesh makers.
The Paul Trevino trial is the first among thousands to be heard in Rhode Island state court and will be closely watched by the hernia mesh industry.
There has been another delay in a scheduled series of product liability trials naming the defendant, Bard.
Polypropylene is the polymer material that make up the majority of hernia and pelvic meshes even though there are known problems with the material.
The second in a series of defective product lawsuits naming Bard hernia mesh is set for early 2022.
In the bellwether hernia mesh trial of Steven Johns, jurors delivered a victory for Bard after a five-week trial.
After more than a year delay, courts are opening and the first hernia mesh trial naming defendant Bard will begin with jury selection on August 2.
BJ Fendler worked in the insurance industry for decades as an actuary until a resorbable hernia mesh implant impacted her life drastically. This is her story in her own words.
Why have hernia surgeries with mesh become the most common repair for 95 percent of procedures? Dr. William Brown weighs in on this Hernia Mesh Insights podcast.
The first hernia mesh trial in this new year against Davol settled for an unknown amount on the eve of trial. Thousands more polypropylene hernia mesh cases are waiting to be heard in four venues.
Hernia mesh trials have not moved forward because of COVID and closed courtrooms. Optimistically, those will begin with bellwether trials in the new year.
All Thomas Wolowitz wanted was to ask questions and get answers. Instead, he ended up in the system of hernia mesh complication hell.
Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 2020~ Bruce Rosenberg is a patient advocate and hernia mesh expert. He has been living with his own hernia ...
New Zealand has just released a report seven months in the making that acknowledges the severity of polypropylene pelvic mesh implants routinely implanted to treat incontinence and prolapse.
The business model for Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon Inc. medical device subdivision appears to be - push ahead and pay a fine if caught. J&J must pay $117 M for deceptive marketing of its mesh.
Reactions are coming in reacting to the sudden death of surgeon, researcher, and tireless patient advocate, Dr. Robert Bendavid, MD.
It is the smallest jury compensation so far, in a number of pelvic mesh personal injury trials, but on Friday June 28, 2019, Linda and Thomas Dunfee were successful in her pelvic mesh case against J&J
How well were you represented in your personal injury case against mesh makers? Some plaintiffs allege, not very well.
Bruce is a patient advocate who receives thousands of inquiries from hernia mesh injured patients, though he is not a doctor or lawyer, just a mesh patient himself.
Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 1, 2019 ~ May first is the Worldwide Mesh Awareness Day, a term coined by the Mesh Awareness Movement, though recog…
DePuy ASR Hip March 8, 2013 ~ Johnson & Johnson must pay the plaintiff who brought the first DePuy metal hip implant device to trial $8.3 million in ...
The following is a 2012 essay by a mesh survivor who reminds surgeons their first duty is to the patient.
Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair kit After a two week trial, Boston Scientific won its first product liability trial over transvaginal mesh. The jurors r...