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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+00:00January 7th, 2019|Medical News|3 Comments

Exiting the MDL – Arizona Woman Files TVM Case in State Court

A woman who was significantly injured by the Solyx Transvaginal Mesh Sling has accused the sling manufacturer, Boston Scientific Corporation, of failing to warn about severe neurological injuries caused by the defective device. Dr. Greg Vigna, MD, JD  The lawsuit was filed by Jamie H., a woman who was living [...]

By |2019-01-07T14:30:47+00:00December 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Conflicts of Interest in FDA Expert Panels

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 6, 2018 ~ Expert Panels often decide to approve drugs and devices, but how objective are the panelists and do conflicts make a difference?  A report in Science Magazine (here) has peeled back to revelations of the conflict of interests that exist among experts who advise [...]

By |2018-11-07T10:53:19+00:00November 6th, 2018|FDA News|4 Comments

Mo. Appeals Court Awards Sherrer New Bard Pelvic Mesh Trial

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 24, 2018 ~ Eve Sherrer lost both of her cases against Boston Scientific and C.R. Bard in 2016. Now an appellate court has opened the door and granted her a new trial against Bard.  The pelvic mesh trial of Eve Sheerer was notable in [...]

By |2018-08-25T17:22:55+00:00August 24th, 2018|Legal News|0 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+00:00July 10th, 2018|FDA News|7 Comments

New Hampshire Lawmaker Asking FDA for Answers After 60 Minutes Report

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 20, 2018 ~ A U.S. Senator from New Hampshire wants some answers from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) following a controversial 60 Minutes report on Boston Scientific and the means it went to to secure a new supply of polypropylene (PP) from China [...]

By |2018-06-25T01:06:01+00:00June 20th, 2018|Media Reports|13 Comments

Boston Scientific Meshes Not Defective Says Jurors

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 18, 2018 ~  Friday June 15th, a Woburn, Mass. jury came back deciding for Boston Scientific in the 16 day trial of Ana and Jose Martinez. Jurors decided the Pinnacle and Obtryx pelvic mesh products were not defective and the  company did not fail [...]

By |2018-06-20T14:46:49+00:00June 18th, 2018|News|11 Comments

Martinez v Boston Scientific Plaintiff Opens

Jim Waldenberger, Kline Specter Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 12, 2018 ~ During the opening arguments, an attorney for Ms. Martinez says the company knew its products would cause the pain suffered by Ms. Martinez. Jim Waldenberger of Kline Specter, one of two attorneys representing Ana and [...]

By |2018-06-18T15:46:47+00:00June 12th, 2018|News|3 Comments

Martinez Trial Underway – The FDA Debate

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 11, 2018 ~ The following story is retrieved from the first full day of the Ana Martinez v Boston Scientific trial being heard in Massachusetts Superior Court in Woburn, Mass. The judge's instruction to the jurors began during day 4, on May 30, 2018, [...]

By |2018-06-12T11:31:33+00:00June 11th, 2018|News|5 Comments

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 [...]

By |2018-05-08T11:56:13+00:00February 13th, 2018|Legal News|7 Comments