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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 |2019-10-17T15:28:52-04:00October 17th, 2019|Sticky|11 Comments

Ethicon Responds to Canadian TV Investigation on Mesh

Image from CTV-TV Canada Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 30, 2017 ~ Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon division that makes medical devices rarely speaks for the record in defense of its pelvic mesh products. However, the healthcare giant is speaking about a Canadian Television report that [...]

By |2018-11-29T23:29:25-04:00October 1st, 2017|Sticky|10 Comments

Supreme Court Decision Forces Talc Plaintiffs Out of MO Court

Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), September 20, 2017 ~ We are seeing out fall out from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision. Not only will mesh-injured women be forced out of a plaintiff-friendly Philadelphia court, but a number of talc-injured women are being ousted from the Missouri court that [...]

By |2017-09-20T14:33:31-04:00September 20th, 2017|Sticky|6 Comments

Adkins Pelvic Mesh Trial in Philadelphia Enters 13th Day Friday

TVT SEcur from Russian website Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 9, 2017 ~ The trial of Kimberly Adkins enters its 13th day in a Philadelphia Courtroom, focused on the Ethicon pelvic mesh product TVT-Secur, which is no longer on the market.  The trial of Kimberly Adkins v. [...]

By |2017-06-09T06:04:21-04:00June 8th, 2017|Sticky|6 Comments

Engleman Trial Against J&J Pelvic Mesh Begins Today

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 10, 2017 ~ It's been 14 months since the last product liability trial naming a mesh manufacturer. In this case, Ms. M. Engleman was implanted with two pelvic meshes made by Ethicon, the division of Johnson & [...]

By |2017-04-10T08:48:01-04:00April 10th, 2017|Sticky|37 Comments

Whistleblower Wants Prison Time for Convicted J&J Med Device Execs

Melayna Lokosky Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 25, 2016 ~ Whistleblower Wants J&J Subsidiary Execs To Be Imprisoned Following $18 Million Fine and Federal Conviction   Melayna Lokosky is not shy. The former Acclarent Inc. medical device sales rep worked for a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary until 2011 [...]

By |2016-07-25T07:50:06-04:00July 25th, 2016|Sticky|14 Comments

MESH MESS – Banned Pelvic Mesh Receives New Life as a Breast Lift

from Patent Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 12, 2016 ~ Failed Pelvic Mesh to be Used to Lift Breasts  According to its patent application, a  controversial polypropylene plastic pelvic mesh, that is banned for sale in both the U.S. and Australia and is the subject of litigation, [...]

By |2016-07-13T14:29:03-04:00July 12th, 2016|Sticky|25 Comments

Second June Rally of Pelvic Mesh-Injured Women and Families Planned for June in Charleston, WV *Update

Mesh Awareness Movement in Charleston, WV, June 2015 Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 7, 2016 ~ Just as they did last June, organizers of mesh-injured women want the public to know a rally is planned for Charleston, West Virginia on Friday, June 3, 2016. That day should [...]

By |2016-05-09T19:04:33-04:00May 7th, 2016|Sticky|41 Comments