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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 Read more

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

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 Read more

By | 2018-11-01T16:15:35+00:00 November 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 Read more

By | 2018-10-04T17:57:27+00:00 September 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 Read more

By | 2018-09-07T17:26:10+00:00 September 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 Read more

By | 2018-08-25T17:22:55+00:00 August 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 Read more

By | 2018-08-13T16:44:18+00:00 August 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 Read more

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

Pelvic Mesh MDL is Closing to New Cases!

MAM rally in Charleston, WV in 2015 Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 25, 2018 ~ It was opened in January of 2012. The multidistrict litigation (MDL) court handling pelvic mesh cases swelled to more than 104,000 cases.  Now Judge Goodwin who oversees the MDL has issued orders Read more

By | 2018-06-25T15:06:43+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Legal News|45 Comments

Hammons Prolift Case $12.8 Million Verdict Upheld

Prolift, MedTech Marketing Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 20, 2018 ~ Patricia Hammons' Prolift pelvic mesh trial against Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson, handed her a $12.8 million jury verdict.  Yesterday it survived the latest appeal filed by J&J.  Patricia Hammons was awarded $12.8 million Read more

By | 2018-09-05T12:01:19+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Legal News|2 Comments

Philadelphia Gets Green Light as Venue for J&J Pelvic Mesh Cases

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 23, 2018 ~ For some plaintiffs, it can make all of the difference where their case is litigated. Some courts and judges are known to be more friendly to injured plaintiffs. If you are a defendant, Big Insurance, Big Asbestos, Big Tobacco - you call Read more

By | 2018-06-02T15:27:58+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Legal News|7 Comments