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Endo/ American Medical Systems Under Investigation for Transvaginal Mesh

Endo Health Solutions took over American Medical Systems (AMS) in 2011 for $2.9 billion and in doing do inherited roughly 22,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits. That may have been a mistake. In its annual report released by the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday, Endo says it has received subpoenas from several [...]

By |2014-03-05T12:37:47-05:00March 5th, 2014|Legal News|3 Comments

FDA Approves New American Medical System Transvaginal Mesh Sling

AMS new sling RetroArc American Medical Systems (AMS) has just received FDA clearance to market a new incontinence sling, according to a press release that appears in the Wall Street Journal. The RetroArc Retropubic Sling System received the Food the Drug Administration’s 510(k) clearance, a standard that does [...]

By |2013-12-09T23:26:32-05:00December 9th, 2013|FDA News|2 Comments

Breaking News! Endo Settles Some AMS Vaginal Mesh Cases for $55 Million

Apogee for POP, AMS June 21, 2013 ~ Endo Health Solutions Inc. unit has agreed to pay $54.5 million to settle some product liability lawsuits filed by women who were implanted with the Perigee, Apogee and Elevate transvaginal mesh. The women claim they were injured by the polypropylene [...]

By |2013-06-21T14:04:02-04:00June 21st, 2013|Featured|17 Comments

American Medical Systems Files its Position Statement Laying Out its Strategy in Court in Defective Mesh Lawsuits

April 9, 2012 ~ On Friday, April 6, American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS) of Minnetonka, Minnesota filed its Position Statement with federal court in the Southern District of West Virginia laying out its strategy in its defense of its synthetic surgical mesh used to treat female conditions of [...]

By |2012-04-09T16:37:51-04:00April 9th, 2012|Legal News|5 Comments