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Lawsuit Alleges Houston Law Firms Defrauded Thousands in Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 21, 2019 ~ This is the second lawsuit filed against law firms involved in pelvic mesh cases who warehoused thousands of cases and ran them through the settlement mill. The two Houston firms could lose hundreds of millions in fees they gained in the [...]

By |2019-07-10T16:27:33-05:00June 21st, 2019|News|109 Comments

Bard Hernia Cases Moving Forward, Trials in 2020

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 30, 2019~ Bard Hernia Cases Moving Forward, Using the lessons of TVM. Bard MDL 2846 (2:18-md-02846) has formed in the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, and is reported to be user-friendly for the law firms involved in this multidistrict litigation (MDL). These product liability [...]

By |2019-01-30T16:25:31-05:00January 30th, 2019|Legal News|1 Comment

Mesh and Catastrophic Injuries Moving Forward

Dr. Greg Vigna, MD, JD Dr. Greg Vigna, MD, JD, is a doctor and a lawyer and has been involved with mesh-related complications since 2013.  His focus is on pudendal and obturator neuralgia and complex regional pain syndrome. These are considered catastrophic injuries related to the placement of [...]

By |2019-01-30T12:57:40-05:00January 7th, 2019|Medical News|3 Comments

30 Months is Up! POP Mesh is Officially High Risk, Too Late for Many

Prolift for POP repair Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 10, 2018 ~ Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) polypropylene mesh, that has injured so many, has just suffered another blow. After an initial announcement and a 30 month waiting period, finally this month, the FDA has officially reclassified POP [...]

By |2018-10-22T17:32:39-05:00July 10th, 2018|FDA News|9 Comments

C.R. Bard’s Pelvic Mesh Removed From the Market

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 13, 2017 ~ Bard relieves its website of all pelvic mesh products with no fanfare or notice. In April, it was announced that C.R. Bard, a medical device manufacturer, was to be sold to Becton Dickinson (BD) for $24 billion. In what could be [...]

By |2017-06-19T14:34:35-05:00June 13th, 2017|News|29 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Cases Top 100k, Judge Wants To End MDL

from Whistleblower Law insights Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 30, 2017 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin overseeing the transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL) reportedly wants to end the MDL sometime this year. The mass tort is now at 100,731 product liability cases filed in the West Virginia federal [...]

By |2017-02-21T20:06:16-05:00February 7th, 2017|Legal News|41 Comments

Reporters Resource on Covering Pelvic Mesh Issues

Mesh 101: The Basics For reporters looking for a way to get started on the transvaginal mesh story, here are some highlights to shortcut your research. This is not a lawyer-generated story!  There are real women suffering devastating injuries from the use of plastic mesh and it continues today! 100,000 [...]

By |2017-09-15T23:22:02-05:00June 21st, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|27 Comments

Caldera Final Pelvic Mesh Settlement Deadline Facing Opposition

Image, Linda Nylind for The Guardian Mesh News Desk, June 10, 2016 ~ Editor's Note: We've called her "Samantha" and at the present time she, along with a few other women, are attempting to opt out of a mandated pelvic mesh settlement offered by mesh manufacturer, Caldera Medical.   [...]

By |2018-11-27T21:00:07-05:00June 11th, 2016|News|34 Comments

AMS Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits Settled and Dismissed by the Hundreds

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 9, 2016 ~ Six hundred pelvic mesh lawsuits dismissed in one work week.  Unlike the snails pace of federal pelvic mesh litigation, Mesh News Desk has learned that over the last work week, 673 product liability lawsuits concerning pelvic mesh made by American Medical Systems [...]

By |2016-06-11T19:29:25-05:00June 9th, 2016|News|102 Comments