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Endo Will Stop Making Pelvic Mesh and Close Women’s Health Division

March 2, 2016 ~ Facing billions in defective product lawsuits, Endo International will shut down its pelvic organ mesh unit, Astora Women’s Health, after a search for a buyer was unsuccessful. Based in Eden Prarie, Minnesota, Astora will close March 31 to “reduce the potential for product liability related to [...]

By |2016-03-22T07:50:04-04:00March 2nd, 2016|News|14 Comments

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

Anatomy of a Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Settlement

On June 14, 2013, American Medical Systems and its parent company Endo Health, entered into a Master Settlement Agreement with an undisclosed number of mesh-injured patients. The following has been posted on the Securities and Exchange Commission report on the settlement.   The number of litigants is left out as are [...]

By |2014-02-27T12:25:06-05:00February 27th, 2014|Mesh Reading Room Resource|12 Comments

AMS Granted Limited Discovery into Alleged "Scheme" in Transvaginal Mesh Litigation

On Friday, October 11, AMS, American Medical Systems, was given a limited green light to look into what it alleges could be a fraudulent "scheme" to  stack the deck in the plaintiff's favor in the ongoing transvaginal mesh litigation. At the same time, those alleged in the questionable activities were [...]

By |2018-09-30T15:23:57-04:00October 13th, 2013|Legal News|1 Comment

Breaking News! AMS Alleges "Scheme" to Profit from Transvaginal Mesh Injuries

dollar sign, WikiCommons A Mesh News Desk Exclusive, October 10, 2013 ~ A hearing in federal court in West Virginia, Thursday, will determine whether American Medical Systems (AMS) can pursue allegations of what it calls a “scheme” to create fraudulent transvaginal mesh removal records for profit and to [...]

By |2018-09-30T15:40:33-04:00October 10th, 2013|Legal News|34 Comments