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Defense Closing and Rebuttal in Perry v. Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial in Hands of Jury

On Thursday, February 26, Perry v. Ethicon went to the jury. After a five-week trial, jurors will decide if the Abbrevo mini-sling, used to treat incontinence was defectively designed and whether the instructions to doctors were adequate. That same day, attorneys for Ms. Perry asked for $17.2 million in their [...]

By |2015-03-02T16:29:06-05:00March 2nd, 2015|News|23 Comments

Perry v. Ethicon: Sales Rep, Doc in the Dark about Pelvic Mesh Dangers

Ricky Chahal, LinkedIn Thanks to Courtroom View Network for allowing Mesh News Desk (MND) to observe the proceedings.  No quotations or images may be replicated by MND. Day four of the Perry v. Ethicon pelvic mesh trial in  Bakersfield, California saw a leading sales representative for Ethicon on [...]

By |2015-01-30T13:07:19-05:00January 30th, 2015|News|16 Comments

Ethicon Abbrevo – A TVT Family Member- Day Two of Pelvic Mesh Trial

The TVT-Abbrevo, one of Ethicon's "Family of TVT" meshes to treat for stress urinary incontinence is the focus of the Perry v. Ethicon product liability trial.   Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to the proceedings in Kern Co.  Coleen Perry of Bakersfield, California, and her husband Patrick, have sued [...]

By |2015-01-28T02:35:03-05:00January 28th, 2015|News|21 Comments

Ethicon on Hot Seat in California Courtroom Perry v Ethicon Begins

Abbrevo from Ethicon brochure This is the second trial so far this year that puts healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson and its medical device subsidiary, Ethicon, on trial over its controversial polypropylene pelvic mesh. In this case, Coleen Perry, 50, was implanted with the J&J/Ethicon Abbrevo mesh sling to [...]

By |2015-01-26T14:34:49-05:00January 26th, 2015|News|38 Comments