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$117 Mill Multistate Settlement with J&J Over Deceptive Mesh Marketing

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 17, 2019 ~ The business model for Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon Inc. medical device subdivision appears to be - Push ahead and if caught, pay the fines. * J&J has just offered $4 billion to settle about 2,000 lawsuits connected with its [...]

By |2019-11-06T15:19:30-05:00October 17th, 2019|News|49 Comments

Shining Light in Dark Places of the Pelvic Mesh MDL

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 20, 2019 ~ Attorney Ben Anderson is the latest to request an appellate court review how millions of dollars are set to be distributed to law firms involved in the pelvic mesh MDL, even though some firms on the receiving end of the most [...]

By |2019-09-17T15:20:06-05:00August 21st, 2019|News|59 Comments

Law Firm Pushes Back Against Legal Pelvic Mesh Malpractice Claim as Others Join

Protesters, Wharton Co Texas August 2, 2019 Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 4, 2019 ~ Another woman has joined four other plaintiffs in alleging legal malpractice by two large Houston law firms. Meanwhile Clark Love Hutson has fired back against the firm that's accusing it. On July [...]

By |2019-08-17T23:32:33-05:00August 5th, 2019|News|5 Comments

Lawsuit Alleges Houston Law Firms Defrauded Thousands in Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 21, 2019 ~ This is the second lawsuit filed against law firms involved in pelvic mesh cases who warehoused thousands of cases and ran them through the settlement mill. The two Houston firms could lose hundreds of millions in fees they gained in the [...]

By |2019-07-10T16:27:33-05:00June 21st, 2019|News|116 Comments

Six Law Firms Sued for Malpractice in New Jersey Pelvic Mesh litigation

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 11, 2019 ~ The Mazie Slater law firm of Roseland, New Jersey has filed a class action that could retrieve $15 million in allegedly excess fees and expenses charged by six law firms in pelvic mesh litigation. A 27-page lawsuit filed Monday in Superior [...]

By |2019-06-21T22:57:16-05:00June 11th, 2019|News|75 Comments

Doctor Plans Vigorous Defense in First Pelvic Mesh Indictment

Dr. Christopher Walker, UroGyn Specialists Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 3, 2019 ~ Dr. Christopher Walker has been arrested and charged with luring women into pelvic mesh removal surgeries that may not have been necessary after contracting with a middleman. His defenders say this is ridiculous. Dr. [...]

By |2019-06-10T17:03:15-05:00June 3rd, 2019|News|14 Comments

*Latest* Mesigian Prolift Pelvic Mesh Trial – $80 Million to Plaintiff!

Prolift, from Sumsuro, Japan Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 18, 2019 ~ Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  The pelvic mesh trial of  Patricia Mesigian began in early April. On Friday, more than one month later,  a Philadelphia jury awarded her $80.025 million as compensation for her Prolift [...]

By |2019-06-11T15:21:51-05:00May 9th, 2019|News|24 Comments

May 1 International Mesh Awareness Day

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 1, 2019 ~ May first is the Worldwide Mesh Awareness Day, a term coined by the Mesh Awareness Movement, though recognized internationally.   Unfortunately, polypropylene pelvic mesh injuries are shared internationally (hernia mesh as well) and various groups are recognizing the May first date and [...]

By |2019-05-05T15:55:16-05:00May 1st, 2019|News|2 Comments

The End Game – Pelvic Mesh Cases Pushed to Resolve or to Trial

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 26, 2019 ~ Is the end in sight for pelvic mesh litigation, at one time the largest consolidation of injury cases filed in one court?  The resolution of your case may depend on just how seriously you were injured but settlement or trial appears [...]

By |2019-05-02T14:27:26-05:00April 26th, 2019|News|63 Comments

Garrard Swings Back to MDL Critics in Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 8, 2019 ~ With so much money at stake, the accusations are flying among lawyers trying to divvy the hundreds of millions of dollars in pelvic mesh costs and fees. Garrard Responds to the Four MDL Fee Objectors  In a 77-page response to be [...]

By |2019-05-02T14:26:27-05:00April 8th, 2019|News|8 Comments