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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 | 2018-04-12T20:09:18+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Legal News|40 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|26 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 | 2018-02-19T12:11:00+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Legal News|6 Comments

Mary Dickson Finds Attorney in Case Against J&J

Mary, Vada Mae and Ruth Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 12, 2018 ~ There were many responses to the story of Mary Dickson. She had planned to take the wrongful death case of her mother, Vada Mae Smith, ahead Pro Se, without an attorney in mutidistrict pelvic Read more

By | 2018-02-13T15:48:55+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Legal News|9 Comments

J&J New Jersey Mesh Trial Wraps Up

Tad and Elizabth Hrymoc, from Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 12, 2017 ~ The pelvic mesh trial of  plaintiff Elizabeth Hyrmoc will wrap up this week with closing arguments presented Wednesday, December 13.  Hrymoc was implanted with two mesh products made by Johnson & Johnson - Read more

By | 2017-12-12T14:46:34+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Legal News|8 Comments

Mesh Trials So Far – Tally Plaintiff v. Defendant

Plaintiffs' lawyers filing into Charleston court. Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  November 2017 ~ Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND) keeps tabs on the pelvic mesh litigation so far.  Here are the Transvaginal Mesh Cases as of today:  1. 7/12: $5.5 million – Christine Scott – C.R. Bard Avaulta Plus Read more

By | 2018-04-13T17:12:34+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Legal News|21 Comments

N.J. Pelvic Mesh Trial Naming Def J&J

Bergen Co NJ Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 27, 2017~ The case of Elizabeth and Tad Hrymock got underway in a Bergen Co. New Jersey courtroom today. She has filed a defective product lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its Ethicon division, alleging the TVT-O and Read more

By | 2017-11-27T16:49:34+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Legal News|0 Comments

Latest $417 Million J&J Talc Case Tossed Out

Eva Echeverria, awarded $417 over talc use MND, October 21, 2017 ~ Two months ago, Eva Echeverria, 63, sent the most powerful message yet to healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson over its talcum powder and a suspected link to ovarian cancer. A Los Angeles jury awarded her $417 Read more

By | 2017-11-16T14:57:30+00:00 October 21st, 2017|Legal News|8 Comments

$72 Million Talc Case Tossed on Appeal

Jacqueline Fox, National Law Journal Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 18, 2017 ~ In the first of its kind, a talcum powder ovarian cancer case that resulted in a $72 million verdict, has been tossed by an appeals court. The reason- she was not from St. Louis Read more

By | 2017-10-18T19:46:04+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Legal News|6 Comments
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