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Canadian Courts Gearing up for Pelvic Mesh Litigation  

Image, Daniel Joseph Petty Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 19, 2018 ~ In Canada, there is no multidistrict litigation like there is in the U.S. where many pelvic mesh product liability cases are filed in one federal court for resolution. The Canadian system of justice concerning pelvic mesh [...]

By |2018-01-23T18:07:12-05:00January 19th, 2018|News|14 Comments

Israeli Lawyers Preparing Class Action Defective Product Suits Over Prolift Mesh

Statue, WikiCommons More news is coming into Mesh News Desk from around the world concerning mesh litigation. Johnson & Johnson is being sued in Israel over complications linked to its Prolift Vaginal Mesh kit used to treat pelvic organ prolapse.  You may recall that the Prolift was sold by Ethicon (Johnson & [...]

By |2018-08-28T16:46:03-04:00October 1st, 2014|Legal News|4 Comments

Australia's Vaginal Mesh ~ Largest Class Action in History?

  ABC News on Mesh Class Action October 15, 2012 ~ It could become the largest class action product liability lawsuit in Australian history. Julie Davis is the plaintiff who heads the class action lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson (J&J), in the third class action against the [...]

By |2012-10-15T19:32:59-04:00October 15th, 2012|Legal News|3 Comments

Toronto: Globe and Mail on Risks of Surgical Meshes

The Toronto, Canada newspaper, The Globe and Mail, on May 7, Monday night published, “Time to discuss risks of surgical meshes.” These are embarrassing issues to discuss says newspaper columnist, Andre Picard, because they involve so-called “private parts.” Most reporters don’t usually write about organs that protrude through [...]

By |2012-05-08T22:51:59-04:00May 8th, 2012|Media Reports|0 Comments

Canadian Courts Take Aim At Ethicon

April 23, 2012 ~ The case against Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, and Ethicon Women’s Health and Urology and Gynacare was filed in Ontario Superior Court of Justice on February 3, 2012 but details are now just surfacing. The claim names Plaintiffs Janice Carol Kouyoumjian and Terrence Kouyoumjian (her spouse) on [...]

By |2012-04-23T16:25:52-04:00April 23rd, 2012|Legal News|1 Comment

CTV – Canadian Transvaginal Mesh Class Action Lawsuit

April 17, 2012 ~ CTV National News on Tuesday, April 17, ran a taped story of two women who are involved in a multimillion dollar class action lawsuit in Canada over vaginal mesh. The women are now disabled and unable to work as a result of being implanted [...]

By |2012-04-18T18:47:54-04:00April 18th, 2012|Legal News|29 Comments