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Better Understanding the Female Body with Dr. Una Lee Offers Help to Pelvic Prolapse Patients

New Day segment King-TV, Seattle July 22, 2015  MND, August 25, 2015 ~ King 5-TV in Seattle did a health segment in July on pelvic floor problems including prolapse and incontinence.  Featured was Dr. Una Lee of Virginia Mason Hospital, a urologist who trained under Dr. Shlomo Raz [...]

By |2015-08-25T16:18:49-05:00August 25th, 2015|Media Reports|22 Comments

Cook Medical Pelvic Mesh Readies for Trial

MND, July 23, 2015 ~ In this Op-Ed story by Joe Saunders, Saunders and Walker, he reports Cook Medical is preparing for trial of hundreds of women implanted with its form of pelvic mesh.   Implanted transvaginally like polypropylene (PP) mesh, the biologic mesh from Cook Medical is made from [...]

By |2015-07-23T11:01:24-05:00July 23rd, 2015|Op-Ed|2 Comments

*Update* Cook Medical Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Trial Will Not Begin in May

**UPDATE -  The cases of  Ailey and Lingo are dismissed and will not be pursued. The next two cases scheduled, Hovey and Watkins were also dismissed with prejudice by the plaintiffs on April 16th.  See the So. District of WV Cook MDL page here.     There are no further [...]

By |2015-03-16T17:41:07-05:00March 16th, 2015|News|68 Comments

Women Protest Texas Taxpayers Picking up Tab on Transvaginal Mesh Injuries

Reporter Janet St. James tells viewers in the Dallas, Texas area that the costs of mesh injuries are enormous and YOU the taxpayer are picking up the tab. Her report aired today on the ABC station, WFAA,  and featured the letter from the Corporate Action Network to the Attorney General [...]

By |2014-06-26T23:24:09-05:00June 26th, 2014|Media Reports|20 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 |2013-09-16T23:09:51-05:00September 16th, 2013|Legal News|20 Comments

Cook Medical Joins Federal Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits in WV

Cook Medical website June 18, 2013 ~ Just call it Multidistrict Litigation No. 2440. As if more than 23, 386 lawsuits (as of June 12) filed against synthetic transvaginal mesh makers were not enough, cases filed against Cook Medical have just been added to the multidistrict litigation (MDL) [...]

By |2013-06-18T18:12:03-05:00June 18th, 2013|Legal News|8 Comments