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FDA Rules To Reclassify POP Vaginal Mesh as High Risk!

Uphold, Boston Scientific, still on the market January 4, 2016 ~ An expert panel convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided in September 2011 that mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) should be reclassified as high risk from its moderate risk (Class II) Read more

By | 2018-07-10T14:45:41+00:00 January 4th, 2016|News|42 Comments

Doctor Directory: Miklos & Moore Talk Transvaginal Mesh

As part of a series, Mesh News Desk interviews doctors who are dealing with mesh complications. This month it is Miklos & Moore and their http://www.meshsurgeons.com/, International Urogynecology Associates, based in Atlanta, Georgia. A large part of their practice is now dealing with complications from polypropylene transvaginal mesh implants. These Read more

By | 2015-04-24T14:58:12+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Medical News, News|89 Comments

FAVORABLE JURY VERDICTS CONTINUE IN TRANSVAGINAL MESH (TVM) LITIGATION—IS AMS WATCHING?

By Dan C. Bolton, Of Counsel, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP                 In recent months, Endo Pharmaceuticals made several announcements concerning global settlements in the transvaginal mesh litigation against American Medical Systems (AMS) pending before Judge Goodwin in federal district court in West Virginia (MDL 2325).  Based on the numbers Read more

By | 2014-12-11T15:53:53+00:00 December 11th, 2014|Featured|67 Comments

C.R. Bard May Settle 500 Cases for $21 Million

Bard Avaulta October 8, 2014 - Readers of Mesh News Desk have been wondering why there has been no news on the C.R. Bard front while other mesh manufacturers are quietly settling pelvic mesh-injury cases. Bloomberg reports an agreement has been reached between lawyers and C.R. Bard to Read more

By | 2014-10-08T13:30:33+00:00 October 8th, 2014|News|111 Comments

MND Interviews Dr. Veronikis: On Transvaginal Mesh, Injuries and Explants

Dr. D. Veronikis The name of Dr. Dionysios Veronikis St. Louis is one that is increasingly heard among mesh-injured women.  Dr. Veronikis tells Mesh News Desk (MND) he now spends half of his time doing mesh removal surgeries, also known as explants, and although he still uses synthetic Read more

By | 2013-12-19T12:48:38+00:00 December 19th, 2013|Medical News|71 Comments

75% of Cisson Punitive Damages Goes to Georgia

Scales of Justice, WikiCommons One day after the Donna Cisson case comes word that 75 percent of her $1.75 million punitive award will go to the state of Georigia's general fund. It is the result of the tort reform movement that has quietly crept into U.S. courts around Read more

By | 2013-08-16T14:49:02+00:00 August 16th, 2013|Legal News|21 Comments

Readers Resource on Upcoming WV Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Here is the schedule for the upcoming cases filed in Charleston, WV, 26,769 as of last week. Remember there are four cases naming C.R. Bard that will be heard back to back. These are bellwether cases that could signal a settlement if the product liability cases are successful. As of Read more

By | 2013-07-15T21:40:16+00:00 July 15th, 2013|Mesh Reading Room Resource|0 Comments