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Bard, Ethicon, Coloplast Trials on the Horizon

Kila Baldwin, Kline Specter Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 9, 2019~ At one time, mesh trials were being conducted on a regular basis. While they were supposed to indicate the relative value of each case, that never happened and instead, mesh makers have decided to settled with [...]

By |2019-10-09T19:41:48-04:00October 9th, 2019|Legal News|10 Comments

J&J Loses Final Appeal of Beltz Pelvic Mesh Case and $2.43 Million

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 27, 2019 ~ Johnson & Johnson loses its latest appeal of the Sharon Beltz case, heard in 2017 in Philadelphia.  This makes it the  9th loss for the healthcare giant in this particular venue. More trials are [...]

By |2019-09-13T21:00:51-04:00August 27th, 2019|Legal News|1 Comment

Doctors Could Be Held Responsible for Mesh Implants Gone Wrong

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 6, 2019 ~ If one legal team is any indication, doctors who implant polypropylene mesh to treat incontinence, could be brought to court on medical malpractice charges.  The team is targeting doctors who implant TOT mesh (transobturator), known to cause some of the most [...]

By |2019-08-17T23:34:00-04:00August 6th, 2019|Legal News|28 Comments

Dunfee Awarded $500k in Philadelphia Prolift Case

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 2, 2019 ~ It is the smallest jury compensation so far, but on Friday June 28, Linda and Thomas Dunfee were successful in their product liability case against Johnson & Johnson over her Prolift pelvic organ prolapse implant.  It was another Friday verdict in [...]

By |2019-07-15T17:24:06-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Legal News|32 Comments

Dunfee Pelvic Mesh Trial Will be 11th for Philadelphia Firm

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 11, 2019~ The pelvic mesh trial of Linda Dunfee got underway last week in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, which has been a very favorable venue for the mesh-injured community.  This is the 11th pelvic mesh trial naming Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) as [...]

By |2019-06-12T12:30:11-04:00June 11th, 2019|Legal News|4 Comments

Is Your Pelvic Mesh Case Lingering? Are you On this Order?

Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 5, 2019 ~ In this latest order from Judge Goodwin, more than 3-thousand woman have been removed from the inactive docket in the pelvic mesh MDL and put on the active docket, ready for trial or settlement. This [...]

By |2019-05-09T14:41:13-04:00May 5th, 2019|Legal News|41 Comments

Washington State Settles on Eve of Trial with J&J Over the Cost of Pelvic Mesh Injuries

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 23, 2019~ Trial was supposed to begin Monday morning as Washington State sued Johnson & Johnson over failing to warn women about pelvic mesh complications. At the eleventh hour it settled. Now three more states will take their turn in upcoming lawsuits against  J&J [...]

By |2019-04-26T18:26:36-04:00April 22nd, 2019|Legal News|15 Comments

Washington State AG Heading to Trial with Johnson & Johnson

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 15, 2019 ~  Charging violations of its consumer protection laws, Washington State's trial is set to begin in one week.  California's case will be heard in July.  The healthcare giant is on the hook for millions of dollars in consumer injuries.  A trial is [...]

By |2019-04-16T22:34:32-04:00April 15th, 2019|Legal News|6 Comments

Common Benefit Fee 5% – Did You Pay It?

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 22, 2019 ~ Have you received a pelvic mesh settlement? Are you about to? Please understand there is a fee involved that you may not have to fully pay.   Common Benefit Fee (CBF) A lawyer recently told me: “I wanted to make sure that you [...]

By |2019-05-23T15:05:12-04:00February 22nd, 2019|Legal News|31 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