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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

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

Rizzo – No Attorneys’ Fees But Pay $14k to Bard over Dismissed Case

The Good News  Linda Rizzo and her husband Ronald do not have to pay attorney’s fees to C.R. Bard after they dropped their transvaginal mesh lawsuit against the company. Judge Joseph R. Goodwin Judge Joseph R. Goodwin denied the move to recoup attorneys’ fees after the Rizzos dropped [...]

By |2013-11-11T13:22:13-05:00November 11th, 2013|Legal News|9 Comments

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

Day 24: Linda Gross v. Ethicon J&J Case Goes to Jury in First Vaginal Mesh Trial

Linda Gross February 19, 2013 ~  In this first lawsuit to go to trial over whether the Ethicon unit of Johnson & Johnson properly designed the Prolift vaginal mesh implant, nine jurors received instructions this morning from Judge Carol Higbee in the Atlantic City, New Jersey courtroom. Jurors [...]

By |2013-02-19T14:07:55-05:00February 19th, 2013|Legal News|0 Comments

Boston Scientific Under Investigation for Transvaginal Mesh Sales

Boston Scientific web page November 8, 2012 ~  A required report by Boston Scientific reveals a number of states plan to initiate an investigation about how Boston Scientific sells mesh. The information is contained in the company's quarterly regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, (here), issued November [...]

By |2012-11-08T16:23:52-05:00November 8th, 2012|Legal News|1 Comment

Mississippi Court Upholds Ethicon Win in Mesh Warning Lawsuit

Mersilene Mesh, BiotecSA website August 8, 2012 ~ An appeals court ruling in Mississippi has upheld a lower court dismissal of a $10 million vaginal mesh case against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division. The United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit filed the decision August 2, 2012 in [...]

By |2012-08-09T01:02:34-04:00August 9th, 2012|Legal News|8 Comments

CTV – Canadian Transvaginal Mesh Class Action Lawsuit

April 17, 2012 ~ CTV National News on Tuesday, April 17, ran a taped story of two women who are involved in a multimillion dollar class action lawsuit in Canada over vaginal mesh. The women are now disabled and unable to work as a result of being implanted [...]

By |2012-04-18T18:47:54-04:00April 18th, 2012|Legal News|29 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

Latest Legal News – A Surge in Avaulta Claims May Consolidate

U.S. District Court, Charleston, West Virginia OCTOBER 13, 2011 – Hundreds of lawsuits against medical device maker, C.R. Bard, have been filed and the latest motion attempts to bring them into one mass case. […]

By |2011-10-13T18:35:25-04:00October 13th, 2011|Legal News|0 Comments