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Want to Find Your Mesh Case?

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 23, 2018 ~ You will have to open a PACER account to find your case filed in the Southern District of West Virginia. Here's how. How to get a Pacer Account Mesh News Desk gets many requests from plaintiffs about their lawsuit. Those filed [...]

By |2018-04-23T18:23:18-04:00April 23rd, 2018|Mesh Reading Room Resource|2 Comments

Can You Change Your Law Firm?

Scales of Justice, WikiCommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 5,  ~ This story was posted on September 26, 2017 but has been revised as time passes. Since so many people ask, "Can you change law firms if you are unhappy with your representation?" get your retainer agreement [...]

By |2018-05-31T08:50:36-04:00January 15th, 2018|Mesh Reading Room Resource|84 Comments

You Think it Might be the Polypropylene?

Bruce Rosenberg, patient advocate Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 20, 2017  ~ Bruce Rosenberg is a patient advocate and hernia-mesh injured man living in Florida.  If you have called Mesh News Desk looking for answers about your hernia mesh and the complications you’re suffering, you will be sent [...]

By |2018-01-07T21:48:08-05:00November 20th, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|18 Comments

A Guide to Polypropylene or PP

Polypropylene raw resin pellets Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 22, 2017 ~ What the heck is polypropylene?  Its the polymer plastic that makes up many medical devices, including permanently implanted ones.   Polypropylene is also known as PP.  If you want to know more, use the Search [...]

By |2019-10-15T16:31:59-04:00August 22nd, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|2 Comments

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

Nonie Wideman, Contributor 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 [...]

By |2017-08-04T17:10:39-04:00August 4th, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|95 Comments

Important Links, Resources, Support Mesh Related

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)   SUPPORT GROUPS Mesh Medical Device News Desk Facebook Group   MDND Facebook [...]

By |2017-08-10T15:24:27-04:00August 3rd, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|2 Comments

What’s Added to Plastic Mesh?

Krishna Engineering, EtO Sterilizer Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 7, 2017~ By now readers  may understand that most mesh, whether for hernia repair or to treat prolapse and/or incontinence, is made of the plastic polypropylene (PP).   But you may not know about the additional chemicals that [...]

By |2018-06-07T17:50:31-04:00June 28th, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|19 Comments

Angel Flight May Help You

Please be aware if you need transportation to a doctor who specializes in treating injuries resulting from your medical device, Angel Flight may be there to help. Angel Flight West  is a nonprofit organization that arranges air travel for those with serious medical conditions.  There are 1,400 pilots located in 13 [...]

By |2017-05-17T09:39:52-04:00May 17th, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|2 Comments

Documentary: J&J Knew Risks of Prolift

Mesh News Desk, February 22, 2017 ~  A news magazine in The Netherlands has just aired a documentary that says Ethicon/ Johnson & Johnson was well aware problems would happen with the Prolift transvaginal mesh and marketed it anyway.   The documentary shown on the show RADAR in mid-February.  #radartv [...]

By |2019-04-24T13:35:15-04:00February 22nd, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|28 Comments

Ethicon’s History of Catgut Suture, Before There was Transvaginal Mesh

Ethicon infirmary, 1970 Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 17, 2017 ~ Long before there was transvaginal mesh made by Johnson & Johnson, the company made suture material, known as "catgut" because it was manufactured from the submucosal layer of the small intestines of a sheep. The origin [...]

By |2017-01-17T10:09:30-05:00January 17th, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|1 Comment