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Still Time to Participate in MDL Satisfaction Survey for Pelvic Mesh Plaintiffs

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 4, 2019- It is not too late to participate in a survey and confidentially share your thoughts on how the multidistrict litigation (MDL) has been working for you.  More than 104,000 pelvic mesh cases were consolidated in one court in Charleston, West Virginia to [...]

By |2019-04-16T13:52:38-04:00April 4th, 2019|Mesh Reading Room Resource|4 Comments

Cardenas V. Boston Scientific Trial Continues

Maria Cardenas, Monday August 18 Courtroom View Network is covering the Massachusetts product liability trial of Maria Cardenas v. Boston Scientific Corp. which ended its first week with the plaintiff resting. See CVN here. The trial began Thursday, August 14th with jury selection. Maria Cardenas vs. Boston Scientific [...]

By |2014-08-24T00:02:57-04:00August 24th, 2014|Legal News|3 Comments

Federal Court Calendar for Transvaginal Mesh Cases in WV

Many readers of Mesh News Desk are asking what has become of the bellwether trials that were supposed to take place in a timely manner. That has clearly not happened.  With the first C.R. Bard trial of Donna Cisson taking place in July 2013, the pace has been slow and [...]

By |2014-03-17T12:50:23-04:00March 17th, 2014|Legal News|26 Comments

Lewis v Ethicon is Over! Judge Grants Ethicon’s Motion to End Trial

Judge Joseph Goodwin The plaintiff's side in the first Ethicon trial to be heard in this federal court, had six days before it rested its case. One day later, Judge Joseph Goodwin ended the bellwether trial when he granted Ethicon’s (Johnson & Johnson) Motion for Judgment as a [...]

By |2018-01-28T15:51:08-05:00February 18th, 2014|Legal News|42 Comments