Boston Scientific Meshes Not Defective Says Jurors

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 18, 2018 ~  Friday June 15th, a Woburn, Mass. jury came back deciding for Boston Scientific in the 16 day trial of Ana and Jose Martinez. Jurors decided the Pinnacle and Obtryx pelvic mesh products were not defective and the  company did not fail Read more

By | 2018-06-20T14:46:49+00:00 June 18th, 2018|News|7 Comments

Martinez v Boston Scientific Plaintiff Opens

Jim Waldenberger, Kline Specter Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 12, 2018 ~ During the opening arguments, an attorney for Ms. Martinez says the company knew its products would cause the pain suffered by Ms. Martinez. Jim Waldenberger of Kline Specter, one of two attorneys representing Ana and Read more

By | 2018-06-18T15:46:47+00:00 June 12th, 2018|News|2 Comments

Martinez Trial Underway – The FDA Debate

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 11, 2018 ~ The following story is retrieved from the first full day of the Ana Martinez v Boston Scientific trial being heard in Massachusetts Superior Court in Woburn, Mass. The judge's instruction to the jurors began during day 4, on May 30, 2018, Read more

By | 2018-06-12T11:31:33+00:00 June 11th, 2018|News|5 Comments

Martinez Mesh Trial – What Jurors Will and Won’t Hear

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 2, 2018 ~ The jury trial of Ana Martinz v Boston Scientific got underway May 31st in Middlesex County trial court in Woburn, Massachusetts, before Judge Thomas P. Billings. Case No. 1281CV03081. Days before the trial got underway, the judge in this trial court Read more

By | 2018-06-11T14:32:59+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|News|6 Comments

Martinez v Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Trial Underway

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 29, 2018~ While product liability trials against mesh manufacturers are few and far between, the latest action, Martinez v. Boston Scientific,  began this week in Middlesex Co. Massachusetts. The venue is correct - Boston Scientific, one of the top pelvic and hernia mesh manufacturers Read more

By | 2018-06-02T15:27:41+00:00 May 29th, 2018|News|2 Comments

Plastics Expert on 60 Minutes Says PP is not Biocompatible

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 15, 2018 ~ Mesh News Desk wanted to chat with plastics expert, Chris DeArmitt, who appeared on camera on the 60 Minutes story from Sunday, May 13th. Mesh News Desk reports that polypropylene (PP) mesh, whether sourced from China or Texas, has inherent properties Read more

By | 2018-06-20T14:01:09+00:00 May 15th, 2018|News|8 Comments

Reactions to 60 Minutes Story on Mesh Mess

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 14, 2018~  Not surprisingly, Boston Scientific is reacting negatively to the story that 60 Minutes aired last night on its substandard polypropylene resin-based mesh and the internal documents that show the questionable way it sourced that mesh from China.  The piece concluded with the Read more

By | 2018-05-15T13:19:55+00:00 May 14th, 2018|News|21 Comments

West Virginia Woman Hopes to Go It Alone in Mesh Case Against J&J

Mary Dickson Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 24, 2018 ~ You may have wondered what ever happened to Mary Dixon, the woman who was fighting for her late mother, attempting to take her wrongful death case against mesh maker Ethicon forward in federal court in Charleston, WV? Read more

By | 2018-05-03T16:25:50+00:00 April 24th, 2018|News|40 Comments

Appeal Planned in “Wanton” “Willful Disregard” $68 Mill Bard Mesh Case

Lori Cohen Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 16, 2018 ~ C.R. Bard, of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, plans to appeal the record McGinnis transvaginal mesh jury decision, the company has announced. "We are disappointed with the outcome of the trial and we plan to appeal," said Read more

By | 2018-04-24T14:42:08+00:00 April 16th, 2018|News|22 Comments