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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 [...]

By |2018-09-05T12:01:19-04:00June 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 [...]

By |2018-06-02T15:27:58-04:00May 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 [...]

By |2018-05-16T11:57:35-04:00May 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 [...]

By |2018-04-25T11:18:23-04:00April 25th, 2018|Legal News|33 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 [...]

By |2018-05-16T11:40:44-04:00April 12th, 2018|Legal News|73 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 [...]

By |2018-09-05T15:16:54-04:00March 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 [...]

By |2018-05-08T11:56:13-04:00February 13th, 2018|Legal News|9 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 [...]

By |2018-02-13T15:48:55-05:00February 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 - [...]

By |2017-12-12T14:46:34-05:00December 12th, 2017|Legal News|8 Comments