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Appeals Court Upholds Boston Scientific Obtryx $19 Mill Loss

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 13, 2018~ Boston Scientific has lost its latest effort to overturn an $18.5 million loss by four plaintiffs at trial over its Obtryx pelvic mesh.   THE TRIAL The Tyree case (here) consolidated four products liability cases against Boston Scientific (BSC) and was heard in Read more

By | 2018-02-19T12:11:00+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Legal News|6 Comments

Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Steve Mostyn Dies

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 16, 2017 ~ It is with great sadness that Mesh Medical Device News Desk passes on the news of the death of plaintiffs' mesh attorney Steve Mostyn. His wife, Amber, has issued a statement that the death was the result of a sudden onset Read more

By | 2017-11-17T14:08:13+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Featured|9 Comments

FDA Finds No Prob with Boston Sci Chinese Counterfeit Mesh

Marlex from China Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 7, 2017 ~ It's been more than a year since it was notified, but now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says there are no worries with the pelvic mesh made from raw polypropylene sourced under questionable circumstances Read more

By | 2017-12-31T18:20:12+00:00 November 7th, 2017|FDA News|20 Comments

Plaintiffs’ $27 Mill Boston Scientific Mesh Verdict Upheld!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 21, 2017 ~ The trial of four women, implanted with Boston Scientific's Pinnacle mesh, was held in a Miami court November 2014 before Judge Goodwin, displaced temporarily from his Charleston, WV court, while another mesh trial took place there. Each of the four women Read more

By | 2017-11-01T11:25:02+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|News|71 Comments

Mesh Makers Want Non-Residents Ousted from Philadelphia Court

SCOTUS, Wikipedia Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 11, 2017 ~ Pelvic mesh makers, Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific, want 97 transvaginal mesh plaintiffs ousted from Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas following a U.S. Supreme Court decision on personal jurisdiction.  **NEW* As of Monday, July 10, the Read more

By | 2017-08-07T17:03:06+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Legal News|45 Comments

Appeals Court Backs Boston Scientific Win in North Carolina Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 10, 2017 ~ An appellate court on Tuesday affirmed a lower court decision in the pelvic mesh lawsuit of Martha Carlson. It too rejected her failure to warn claim, citing she didn't prove that Boston Scientific failed to provide an adequate warning about the Read more

By | 2017-05-11T07:30:05+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Legal News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boston Scientific Plans Mass Pelvic Mesh Settlements

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 9, 2017 ~ According to its quarterly federal filing, Boston Scientific, one of seven medical device manufacturers  facing thousands of product liability cases over its pelvic mesh, plans to settle 37,000 cases with certain plaintiff attorneys without admitting any fault. Quarterly reports that shareholders Read more

By | 2017-05-11T11:08:04+00:00 May 9th, 2017|News|29 Comments

Sullivan V Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Case Settles on Eve of Trial

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh News Desk, (MND) March 1, 2017~ The March 13th pelvic mesh trial of Sullivan v. Boston Scientific will not be heard because it has settled. There is no word on the specifics of that settlement. It is the first of many cases Read more

By | 2017-03-01T11:45:49+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Legal News|10 Comments

TOT Has Twice the Risk of Re-Operation of Transvaginal Tape

Harvard Patient Education Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 11, 2017 ~ Transobturator tape used to treat incontinence, has twice the risk of re-operation as transvaginal tape, according to Danish researchers.  Danish researchers find that the risk of a re-operation with a TOT or transobturator tape was twice Read more

By | 2017-01-16T13:04:14+00:00 January 11th, 2017|News|30 Comments
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