Dickson v Ethicon Depo is Set Over Mother’s Mesh Death

Mary Dickson Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 1, 2018~ Mary Dickson is set to have her deposition taken Tuesday. She is trying to keep her mother's wrongful death, defective product case against Johnson & Johnson alive, despite the hurdles.  She is facing off with Johnson & Johnson Read more

By | 2018-10-03T14:29:28+00:00 October 1st, 2018|News|4 Comments

McFarland Pelvic Mesh Philadelphia Case Still with the Jury

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh Medical Device News Desk, **UPDATE September 24, 2018 ~  Lawyers for Susan McFarland rested their product liability case Monday, September 10th and the next day, Tracie Palmer (Kline Specter) delivered closing arguments. TVT and TVT-O, The jurors spent Wednesday, Read more

By | 2018-09-25T14:47:01+00:00 September 20th, 2018|News|6 Comments

Ella E Remembers Her Philadelphia Mesh Trial as McFarland Winds Down

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 14, 2018 ~ Mesh News Desk wanted to visit with Ella Ebaugh as the seventh transvaginal mesh trial to be held in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas is about to wind down.   It was 8 months ago that Ms. Ebaugh sat in the Read more

By | 2018-09-20T17:03:17+00:00 September 14th, 2018|News|2 Comments

McFarland Pelvic Mesh Case, Plaintiff Wraps

TVT-O from Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 10, 2018 ~ The McFarland pelvic mesh trial is the seventh product liability case brought against Johnson & Johnson (Ethicon) in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, over its allegedly defective pelvic meshes.  It should wrap up next week. Read more

By | 2018-09-14T16:35:08+00:00 September 10th, 2018|News|19 Comments

McFarland v. Ethicon Makes TVT-O Design the Focus in Philadelphia Pelvic Mesh Case

TVT-O from Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 21, 2018 ~ Four new pelvic mesh lawsuits will be heard in the coming months after a long lapse with no trial action.  The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas is the next venue. Monday, August 27, is the opening Read more

By | 2018-09-10T15:40:22+00:00 August 21st, 2018|News|19 Comments

*Just In* Wave 7 Ethicon Trial Postponed Until Next Year

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 13, 2018 ~ It was set to start tomorrow, but the mass trial of more than 100 plaintiffs has been reset as thousands of cases are purged from the Ethicon docket. WAVE 7 UPDATE Image: Wave, WikiCommons You’ve heard the term - a “Wave” of Read more

By | 2018-08-21T18:11:57+00:00 August 13th, 2018|News|29 Comments

The Bleeding Edge Profiles Victims of Medical Devices

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 27, 2018 ~ The fallout from lax federal  regulation over medical devices and the harm done to patients, is the focus of a new documentary, The Bleeding Edge, which premiers today on Netflix. Image: Scene from The Bleeding Edge Mesh-injured Tammy Jackson, is followed through Read more

By | 2018-07-30T14:44:24+00:00 July 27th, 2018|News|3 Comments

Incontinence Mesh Use Suspended in England Pending Govt. Review

Kath Sansom from CambTimes Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 10, 2018 ~ SUI Mesh use will be suspended in England  after regulators listened to stories of horror from mesh-implanted women. A full review should be concluded next March to determine if the suspension becomes permanent.  The use Read more

By | 2018-07-18T17:11:45+00:00 July 10th, 2018|News|1 Comment

Mesh, Autoimmunity, Allergies and Vitamin D

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 25, 2018 ~ In some mesh-implanted patients, an autoimmune response is incited. There are far too many cases to be just considered coincidental to the  average observer, but how might that observation become science and what is happening within the body of an implanted Read more

By | 2018-07-10T17:51:37+00:00 June 25th, 2018|News|27 Comments