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J&J Facing Surging Litigation Costs

From Huffington Post Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 13, 2017 ~ Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is facing at least 17 different lawsuits in the coming year. And 2017 promises to be even worse for litigation and the cost of legal services with an increasing number of people suing the [...]

By |2017-04-06T13:57:10-04:00March 13th, 2017|Legal News|23 Comments

Record $1 Bill Against J&J Over Defective Metal Hip

DePuy from Lanier Law Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 5, 2016 ~ It might be a new record in defective medical devices. Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics has been hit with more than $1 billion in damages to be paid to six plaintiffs injured [...]

By |2016-12-13T11:55:13-05:00December 5th, 2016|Featured|0 Comments

Reporters Resource on Covering Pelvic Mesh Issues

Mesh 101: The Basics For reporters looking for a way to get started on the transvaginal mesh story, here are some highlights to shortcut your research. This is not a lawyer-generated story!  There are real women suffering devastating injuries from the use of plastic mesh and it continues today! 100,000 [...]

By |2017-09-15T23:22:02-04:00June 21st, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|27 Comments

Scotland's Health Secretary Calls for More Regulation and Informed Consent over Mesh

The Daily Record- the newspaper of Scotland - reports that due to front page headline reports by its sister publication, The Sunday Mail, the country's Health Secretary, Alex Neil, is calling for tougher regulations concerning transvaginal mesh and more informed consent. The Sunday Mail, and reporter Marion Scott, have done [...]

By |2013-11-13T12:40:42-05:00November 13th, 2013|Media Reports|0 Comments

Consumers Union: Manufacturers Should Warranty Knees and Hips

Your big screen television and new car comes with a warranty- why not the most important medical purchase you will make in your life? Consumers Union, an arm of Consumer Reports, has come up with a novel and common sense approach. Manufacturers of medical devices should warranty their products. They [...]

By |2013-09-12T11:01:09-04:00September 12th, 2013|Medical News|3 Comments

$8.3 Million Verdict Against J&J's DePuy Unit Over ASR Metal Hip

DePuy ASR Hip March 8, 2013 ~ Johnson & Johnson must pay the plaintiff who brought the first DePuy metal hip implant device to trial $8.3 million in damages, a Los Angeles jury decided this afternoon. This is the first of 10,750 product liability lawsuits against J&J’s DePuy [...]

By |2013-03-08T16:41:30-05:00March 8th, 2013|Featured|2 Comments

FDA: How to Follow Medical Devices?

Public Invited to FDA meeting on Postmarket Surveillance Barcode, Wiki, author, Maly LOLek September 4, 2012~ Every modern day vehicle comes complete with a VIN number, an identifier number that stays with the car during its lifetime. If there is an auto recall the owner is notified and [...]

By |2012-09-04T11:17:50-04:00September 4th, 2012|FDA News|0 Comments

Could J & J Implosion Lead to Better Oversight?

July 19, 2012 ~ Is more corporate oversight needed by Johnson & Johnson? After years of defective medications, contaminated children’s cold products, three closed manufacturing plants still in FDA hands , defective recalled metal hips, dangerous synthetic vaginal mesh the focus of thousands of lawsuits, kickbacks to docs to speed [...]

By |2012-07-20T01:05:12-04:00July 20th, 2012|Featured|0 Comments

Coming Up: FDA Expert Panel Weighs in on Metal Hips

Next Wednesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will convene one of its expert panels - this one on patient complications after a metal-on-metal hip implant. It is a gathering called by the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory [...]

By |2012-06-20T00:12:08-04:00June 20th, 2012|FDA News|1 Comment