Legal News

/Legal News

Mesh Surgery- What is a Qualifying Procedure? 

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 13, 2019~ For those women with a "Mesh in Place" that is no revision, there is a way to stay in the pelvic mesh litigation. What is a Qualifying Procedure?  Last year, a federal judge overseeing the multidistrict pelvic litigation mesh moved to dismiss [...]

By |2019-03-13T01:24:09-04:00March 13th, 2019|Legal News|12 Comments

Bard Hernia Cases Moving Forward, Trials in 2020

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 30, 2019~ Bard Hernia Cases Moving Forward, Using the lessons of TVM. Bard MDL 2846 (2:18-md-02846) has formed in the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, and is reported to be user-friendly for the law firms involved in this multidistrict litigation (MDL). These product liability [...]

By |2019-01-30T16:25:31-04:00January 30th, 2019|Legal News|0 Comments

Emmett Prolift, TOT Mesh Trial in Philadelphia Adjourns Until January

After a lengthy jury selection, the case of Suzanne M. Emmett from Lancaster Pennsylvania finally got underway December 3rd. The case blames Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon medical device division for making a defective device that injured Ms. Emmett. **UPDATE*  After seven days the case adjourned to be reconvened [...]

By |2018-12-14T12:44:39-04:00December 11th, 2018|Legal News|1 Comment

Fed Up? Want to talk To MDL Panel? Here’s How!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 4, 2018~  As regular readers of Mesh News Desk understand, and as you've experienced in your own litigation,  lawyers representing the injured have, in many cases, ended up with more money than the injured!   This is all too common an occurrence. Ultimately, you will [...]

By |2019-01-07T14:48:32-04:00December 4th, 2018|Legal News|15 Comments

Gorsky Must Answer Questions About J&J Talc Powder

Alex Gorsky, CEO J & J Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 1, 2018 ~  Alex Gorsky is the CEO of Johnson & Johnson, In his rosy assessment to analysts he insisted its baby powder talc is safe. Now a lawyer wants to sit him down to ask how [...]

By |2018-11-01T16:15:35-04:00November 1st, 2018|Legal News|0 Comments

*New* McFarland Jury Deadlock Results in Mistrial

TVT and TVT-O, surology.com Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 24, 2018- After four days of deliberation, jurors in the trasnsvaginal mesh case of Susan McFarland v. healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (Ethicon) ended in a deadlocked jury. Judge Michael Erdos had no option but to call for [...]

By |2018-10-04T17:57:27-04:00September 24th, 2018|Legal News|18 Comments

Ethicon Tries Unsuccessfully to Have Hammons’ Issues Revisited

Prolift, from Sumsuro, Japan Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 5, 2018 ~ The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas has been a problem venue for Johnson & Johnson in its pelvic mesh litigation. So far, the device maker has won just one pelvic mesh product liability case with [...]

By |2018-09-07T17:26:10-04:00September 5th, 2018|Legal News|2 Comments

Mo. Appeals Court Awards Sherrer New Bard Pelvic Mesh Trial

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 24, 2018 ~ Eve Sherrer lost both of her cases against Boston Scientific and C.R. Bard in 2016. Now an appellate court has opened the door and granted her a new trial against Bard.  The pelvic mesh trial of Eve Sheerer was notable in [...]

By |2018-08-25T17:22:55-04:00August 24th, 2018|Legal News|0 Comments

Thousands Purged from Ethicon Pelvic Mesh MDL

Federal court, Charleston WV More than 2,400 cases Dismissed Without Prejudice today Today, Monday, August 6, Judge Goodwin has been busy dismissing pelvic mesh cases from the Ethicon multidistrict litigation (MDL). Image: Robert C. Byrd federal court, Charleston, WV These are women who have "mesh in place" from [...]

By |2018-08-13T16:44:18-04:00August 6th, 2018|Legal News|15 Comments

500 Women Have Ethicon Mesh Cases Dismissed

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 24, 2018 ~ At one time the multidistrict litigation (MDL) had more than 104,000 product liability cases filed over allegedly defective pelvic mesh. Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon division were the largest among seven mesh makers.  But women who never had their mesh [...]

By |2018-07-27T11:15:07-04:00July 24th, 2018|Legal News|18 Comments