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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|10 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|16 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|44 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 | 2018-06-20T17:19:34+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

Ethicon MDL Trial Delay Till August

Wave, WikiCommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 16, 2018 ~ What happened to the Ethicon, (Johnson & Johnson) product liability trial that was supposed to start in Charleston, West Virginia in May? Ethicon MDL Trial Delay Till August You might have heard the terms Wave 7, which is Read more

By | 2018-05-16T11:57:35+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Legal News|13 Comments

Wagstaff Cartmell Settling Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Thomas Cartmell, for Plaintiff Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 25, 2018~While Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon division appear to be the last holdouts to any transvaginal mesh settlements, one midwest law firm seems to be settling its cases with the healthcare giant. According to an April Read more

By | 2018-04-25T11:18:23+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Legal News|27 Comments

Judge Goodwin to Dismiss Thousands of Non-Revision Ethicon Mesh Cases

Judge Joseph Goodwin Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 11, 2018 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin, overseeing more than 104,000 pelvic mesh product liability cases filed in his West Virginia court, will dismiss more than 13,000 non-revision Ethicon mesh cases, allowing them to be refiled if the woman undergoes Read more

By | 2018-05-16T11:40:44+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Legal News|68 Comments

Ethicon Loses $35 Million Prolift Pelvic Mesh Case in Indiana!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 9, 2018 ~ Once again Ethicon has challenged a mesh-injured woman in court and once again, the healthcare giant has lost! The product liability trial of Kaiser v Ethicon began in Hammond, Indiana, February 26th. One of the earliest pelvic mesh product liability cases Read more

By | 2018-04-03T10:45:22+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Legal News|27 Comments

Appeals Court Upholds Boston Scientific Obtryx $19 Mill Loss

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 13, 2018~ Boston Scientific has lost its latest effort to overturn an $18.5 million loss by four plaintiffs at trial over its Obtryx pelvic mesh.   THE TRIAL The Tyree case (here) consolidated four products liability cases against Boston Scientific (BSC) and was heard in Read more

By | 2018-05-08T11:56:13+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Legal News|7 Comments