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Has AMS Paid All Transvaginal Mesh Claims?

Image from the Guardian Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 27, 2017 ~ American Medical Systems/ Endo International says they are settling NO MORE CLAIMS, reports "Samantha" after a conversation with the national settlement firm. Samantha has vigorously pursued AMS for its patented surgical tools used in the [...]

By |2017-03-28T13:22:47-04:00March 27th, 2017|News|15 Comments

AMS Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits Settled and Dismissed by the Hundreds

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 9, 2016 ~ Six hundred pelvic mesh lawsuits dismissed in one work week.  Unlike the snails pace of federal pelvic mesh litigation, Mesh News Desk has learned that over the last work week, 673 product liability lawsuits concerning pelvic mesh made by American Medical Systems [...]

By |2016-06-11T19:29:25-04:00June 9th, 2016|News|102 Comments

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

Settlement Dollars are Slow in Coming in Transvaginal Mesh Claims

MND, Nov. 5, 2015~ Your editor recently sat down at the Mass Torts Made Perfect session on multidistrict litigation (MDL) to hear the latest on the settlements purported to be in the works concerning transvaginal mesh. Attorney Henry Garrard told the crowd that four of five mesh manufacturers are in [...]

By |2015-11-05T09:19:37-05:00November 5th, 2015|News|56 Comments

*Revised* Anatomy of an AMS Settlement – 692 Pelvic Mesh Injury Claims to be Resolved?

American Medical Systems (AMS) has sent a settlement letter to 692 women who claim mesh-related injuries.  These are women represented one of the settlement counsel. There are at least 100 law firms representing injured women who have been encouraged by Judge Joseph Goodwin, who oversees the federal cases, to reach [...]

By |2018-02-18T22:12:57-05:00April 20th, 2015|News|433 Comments

100-Thousand Mesh Defective Product Cases Now Filed as Mesh Makers Assure Shareholders

Mesh News Desk has done the math and the numbers of pelvic mesh lawsuits just keeps rising. Including the numbers from the mesh makers latest Securities and Exchange Filings with the federal government, the number of defective mesh cases now hovers at the 100-thousand lawsuit mark. Even with 67,322 cases [...]

By |2014-09-28T22:51:10-04:00September 28th, 2014|News|33 Comments

Boston Scientific Opening Arguments in Mass. Court

Judge Diane M. Kottmyer Today was Day One for opening arguments in the trial of Diane Albright v. Boston Scientific being heard in Middlesex Co. Superior Court in Woburn, Massachusetts.  It appears to be the first product liability trial against Boston Scientific, maker of transvaginal mesh.  The case [...]

By |2014-07-09T16:48:10-04:00July 9th, 2014|Legal News|50 Comments

June – Watching and Waiting for News of Mesh Settlements, Reclassification

April 24, New Brunswick NJ Tensions are beginning to get strained over the extremely long wait for justice for the mesh- injured. Welcome to Mesh News Desk aka MMDND your source for all news mesh-related. Much is happening at this time but much of it is behind the [...]

By |2014-06-02T16:35:10-04:00June 2nd, 2014|Welcome|51 Comments