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Ethicon Loses $35 Million Prolift Pelvic Mesh Case in Indiana!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 9, 2018 ~ Once again Ethicon has challenged a mesh-injured woman in court and once again, the healthcare giant has lost! The product liability trial of Kaiser v Ethicon began in Hammond, Indiana, February 26th. One of the earliest pelvic mesh product liability cases [...]

By |2018-09-05T15:16:54-04:00March 8th, 2018|Legal News|27 Comments

Mesh Past and Present

Prolift, from Sumsuro, Japan Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 7, 2018 ~ So the MDL (multidistrict litigation) was established by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation in Miami January 2012.   Today there are more than 104,000 defective product, also known as product liability cases filed in the MDL [...]

By |2018-01-07T22:35:58-05:00January 7th, 2018|Op-Ed, Uncategorized|2 Comments

C.R. Bard Sold $24 Billion, Transvaginal Mesh Maker With 15k lawsuits

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 24, 2017 ~ C.R. Bard to be sold for $24 billion.    Sunday it was announced that Becton Dickinson (BD) and Company (NYSE BDX) will acquire C.R. Bard for $317.00 per common share in cash and stock.   The agreement totals $24 billion. As was the [...]

By |2017-06-09T12:14:06-04:00April 24th, 2017|News|15 Comments

*Latest News* AG Lawsuits says J&J Deceptively Marketed Pelvic Mesh in Washington, California!

Washington State AG Bob Ferguson Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 24, 2016 ~ She was just one person who was mesh-injured. "Susan" cannot be named because she is involved in litigation, but in 2012 she filed a complaint with her home state of  Washington, specifically the State Attorney General’s [...]

By |2016-06-09T08:37:49-04:00May 24th, 2016|News|53 Comments

Attorney Tells Mesh News Desk Why the $73 Mill Win in Salazar Case?

Mesh News Desk talked tonight with David Matthews, of Matthews & Associates, one of the Texas law firms that represented Mrs. Salazar.  This case was heard in state court under Judge Ken Molberg and only the third case naming manufacturer, Boston Scientific. The two cases heard in August, Cardenas and [...]

By |2014-09-09T20:40:30-04:00September 9th, 2014|News|19 Comments

Renowned Urologist for the Plaintiffs Does Not Use Synthetic Mesh

This coverage is provided in conjunction with We Are Mesh Survivors, a coalition of synthetic vaginal mesh implant survivors united to demand justice for those who have suffered and to demand that existing products be pulled from the market until their safety can be demonstrated. You could call the afternoon witness [...]

By |2016-08-31T09:51:09-04:00August 28th, 2014|News|6 Comments

AGs in 50 States – Investigate J&J for Mesh Injuries, Costs, Document Destruction

Today Corporate Action Network launched what is planned to be the first of a 50 state campaign to urge the Attorneys General of all 50 states to investigate healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson for mesh-injuries and their related costs and the destruction of documents requested in litigation. There are presently [...]

By |2014-05-28T12:20:26-04:00May 28th, 2014|News|38 Comments

J&J Named in Another Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

Prolene mesh Plaintiff  Richard McLaughlin filed his lawsuit in California's Central District last February. Although his mesh, made by Johnson & Johnson, was used for hernia repair, the allegations are the same as mesh used for pelvic organ prolapse - that the mesh is defective, that the instructions [...]

By |2014-04-15T10:25:47-04:00April 15th, 2014|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Legal News|28 Comments