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H.R. 2164- Fighting for Your Right to Take Defective Medical Devices to Court

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 12, 2019 ~ H.R. 2164 would restore an Americans right to take a defective medical device maker to trial and receive compensation. Under current law, if a device is Class III, you have lost that right. This group wants to change that and they [...]

By |2019-04-17T17:36:06-04:00April 12th, 2019|Featured|0 Comments

Biomedical Expert on Regulatory Parellels of Pelvic Mesh to Breast Implants, Federal Preemption and There’s No Medical Grade Mesh

William A. Hyman Biomedical expert MND, January 13, 2016 ~ Dr.William A. Hyman, a Biomedical expert has been brought in as a consultant in some pelvic mesh cases.  Dr. Hyman compares FDA's reclassification of POP (pelvic organ prolapse) mesh to class III as a parallel to breast implant reclassification.  [...]

By |2016-01-13T17:02:04-05:00January 13th, 2016|News|14 Comments

Huskey V. Ethicon- Case Survives Summary Judgment

Jury selection August 22. Pelvic mesh trial to start August 25. TVT-O from TVT Mums website The case of Huskey v. Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) has survived a summary judgment motion and will continue to federal court in Charleston, West Virginia. Jo Huskey is a 54-year-old woman who [...]

By |2014-07-24T12:52:09-04:00July 24th, 2014|Legal News|13 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