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C.R. Bard Pays $3.6 million in Precedent Setting Scott Pelvic Mesh Case

Christine Scott from The Bakersfield Californian MND, November 4, 2015 ~ It largely slipped by unnoticed, until now. In July 2012, Plaintiff Christine Scott went to trial against C.R. Bard over her Bard Avaulta Plus mesh kit in a Bakersfield, California courtroom. It would be the first trial [...]

By |2015-11-05T12:39:49-04:00November 5th, 2015|News|32 Comments

Vaginal Mesh and English Law

Oliver Thorne, solicitor UK Michelmores by Oliver Thorne, Michelmores law firm UK http://www.michelmores.com/ Vaginal Mesh and English Law There is a storm brewing over the Atlantic. With multi-million pound settlements and awards being secured in U.S. mesh claims, a picture is beginning to emerge of the global spread [...]

By |2013-11-11T15:11:17-04:00November 11th, 2013|Op-Ed|13 Comments

C.R. Bard Settles Second Transvaginal Mesh Case for Undisclosed Amount

Woman, Courtesy Wiki Commons, Victor Nicolas The plaintiff’s name is Melanie Vigil and she claimed C.R. Bard's Avaulta Mesh Suburethral Plus sling, a mesh made of polypropylene, eroded in her body causing internal injuries that led to multiple surgeries. The sling is placed in a  woman's pelvic region [...]

By |2013-09-16T23:09:51-04:00September 16th, 2013|Legal News|20 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 [...]

By |2013-08-16T14:49:02-04:00August 16th, 2013|Legal News|21 Comments

Jury Awards $2 Million to Donna Cisson in First Federal Transvaginal Case Against C.R. Bard

Scales of Justice, WikiCommons Breaking News ~ 5: 31 pm The jury just awarded Donna and Dan Cisson $1,750,000 in punitive awards in their product liability lawsuit against C.R. Bard & Co.  The punitive phase was entered into after the compensatory award of $250,000 was announced late this [...]

By |2013-08-15T16:19:50-04:00August 15th, 2013|Legal News|30 Comments

Welcome to MDND

June 1, 2013 ~ Welcome.  I’m Jane Akre, the Editor of MDND. We are now entering our second year of publishing and unfortunately the mesh-injured community is only growing.  At last count there were nearly 22,000 cases consolidated in one federal court in West Virginia and that does not take [...]

By |2013-05-30T11:45:59-04:00May 30th, 2013|Welcome|1 Comment

Boston Scientific Under Investigation for Transvaginal Mesh Sales

Boston Scientific web page November 8, 2012 ~  A required report by Boston Scientific reveals a number of states plan to initiate an investigation about how Boston Scientific sells mesh. The information is contained in the company's quarterly regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, (here), issued November [...]

By |2012-11-08T16:23:52-04:00November 8th, 2012|Legal News|1 Comment

Mesh Medical Device News Desk: What's New

Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk We’ve been a little more than a year since we first established this website and from the traffic, comments and phone calls it appears the number of mesh-injured folks keeps rising. There isn’t a day that goes by when I don’t hear from [...]

By |2012-09-18T14:38:55-04:00September 18th, 2012|Welcome|3 Comments

Recalled Bard Avaulta Mesh Sold on EBay

September 10, 2012 ~ You can buy almost anything on eBay, right? Even transvaginal mesh that has been taken off the market? DrugWatch (here) reports that the Bard Avaulta polypropylene mesh has shown up on an eBay auction including a Plus Posterior mesh. You could buy it for $50 and [...]

By |2012-09-10T23:34:42-04:00September 10th, 2012|Media Reports|0 Comments

Shortcomings of Vaginal Mesh Do Not Add Up – Are Docs Paying Attention?

August 9, 2012, by Amy Gezon ~ Amy Gezon In the weeks preceding the first landmark settlement against the manufacturers of surgical mesh implants used in the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) (here) published an [...]

By |2012-08-09T23:40:32-04:00August 9th, 2012|Op-Ed|4 Comments