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Philadelphia Firms Asks Judge Goodwin to Deny Paying MDL Lawyers Millions in Fees and Expenses

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 3, 2018 ~ It had to happen.  The hundreds of millions of dollars resulting from the 5% common benefit fund, paid by injured plaintiffs, must be distributed to pelvic mesh litigation lawyers. But how?  One firm says pay half of the fund back to Read more

By | 2018-12-11T12:00:10+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|News|54 Comments

Case of Late Chrissy Brajcic Still Unresolved with J&J

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 30, 2018~ It’s been one year since the death of 42-year-old Christina Lynn Brajcic of Windsor, Ontario.  She had emerged as a leader of Canadian women suffering pelvic mesh complications. Her message went international when Canadian television found her to tell her story. Two Read more

By | 2018-12-03T14:04:51+00:00 November 29th, 2018|News|3 Comments

FDA’s New Safety Action Plan May Overturn Old Predicate Devices

Family Tree of Meshes, Littman Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 26, 2018~ The FDA realizes that 42-year-old rules that regulate medical devices need updating.  Patients of failed devices already understand that all too well. 1976. Many of you weren’t even alive then, but those who were might Read more

By | 2018-11-29T23:37:48+00:00 November 26th, 2018|News|11 Comments

FDA Convenes Panel on POP Mesh in February 2019

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 22, 2018 ~ The FDA continues to explore what went wrong with mesh for pelvic organ prolapse and will rely on the public and experts to weigh in on February 12, 2019.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has slowly reacted to events concerning Read more

By | 2018-12-11T15:02:35+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|FDA News, News|4 Comments

After a Lull, Philadelphia Readies for JNJ Prolift Mesh Case

Mesh Medical Device  News Desk, November 19, 2018 ~ Suzanne M. Emmett, from Lancaster Pennsylvania is getting ready for the trial that will determine her future.  Suzanne is in her 60s and is married to Michael. Their defective product case is filed in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas before Read more

By | 2018-11-22T12:52:04+00:00 November 19th, 2018|News|2 Comments

Washington State Sets Trial Date to Hold J&J Liable for Mesh Injuries

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 1, 2018~  The Attorney General of Washington State is moving ahead with holding Johnson & Johnson liable for deceptively marketing pelvic mesh in its state. Washington State AG Office Asks To Hold J&J Liable, Sets Trial Date In 2016, Washington State’s Attorney General sued Read more

By | 2018-11-19T01:15:40+00:00 November 1st, 2018|News|39 Comments

AUGS Stands by its use of Polypropylene Mesh Implants

Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), October 22, 2018 ~ AUGS, the American Urogynecologic Society concluded its annual members meeting this month.  Women injured by polypropylene (PP) mesh implants, which the society promotes, met with some leadership of AUGS.  See MND story here.  Still AUGS stands by its promotion of Read more

By | 2018-11-01T13:47:49+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|News|30 Comments

Mesh Injured Speak Their Truth to Urogynecologists

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 15, 2018 ~ They traveled from across the country. Mesh injured women spoke directly to urogynecologists at their annual meeting.  (2 Min. Read)  Image: Marilyn Mansour, Dawn Rasmus-Brown in Chicago They came from as far away as Portland, Oregon and Tyler, Texas. The Chicago Read more

By | 2018-10-22T12:49:25+00:00 October 15th, 2018|News|1 Comment

AU Mesh Should Be Last Resort – Too Little Too Late, Say Critics

Justine Watson, ABC News AU Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 10, 2018 ~ Around The World: Mesh Inquiry in Australia is making front page news, but newly formed consumer group says "Sorry" isn't enough. Mesh Should Be Last Resort – Too Little Too Late, Say Critics Unlike Read more

By | 2018-10-15T16:59:42+00:00 October 10th, 2018|News|8 Comments

Mary Dickson Reports on her Depo with J&J

Mary Dickson after depo Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 3, 2018 ~ Mary Dickson claims her mother died from the complications of her two Johnson & Johnson mesh implants. She is taking her case forward Pro Se, without an attorney after she parted ways with two firms. Read more

By | 2018-10-11T21:46:16+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|News|7 Comments