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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|16 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|13 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|27 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