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Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk, aka Mesh News Desk

Mesh News Desk, March 2016 ~ If you are new to the mesh mess you have come to the right place. There are about 100,000 lawsuits currently filed in the U.S. to address the injuries that come from pelvic mesh.  You may know in 2008, after thousands of reports of [...]

By |2016-03-23T19:54:37-05:00February 28th, 2016|Welcome|8 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

Mesh News Desk Denied Access to Sherrer Pelvic Mesh Trial in Kansas City

Solyx pelvic mesh by Boston Scientific Mesh News Desk, January 7, 2016~ On Thursday, January 7, Mesh News Desk (MND), its editor and readers were denied access to the pool camera and coverage of the pelvic mesh trial of Eve Sherrer in Kansas City, Missouri. Sherrer v. Boston Scientific [...]

By |2016-01-08T15:36:37-05:00January 8th, 2016|News|23 Comments

Welcome 2016 and Let the Trials Begin!

Wishing you all a year of peace, healing and resolution! Certainly all of the mesh-injured patients and families deserve no less. 2016 is  beginning with a rush of pelvic mesh trials  in Pennsylvania, in Dallas, and in New Jersey.   Figueroa v. Boston Scientific was to begin in the first [...]

By |2016-01-03T22:40:16-05:00January 3rd, 2016|Welcome|21 Comments

Jury Finds for Boston Scientific in North Carolina Pelvic Mesh Trial

Uphold, Taranakiobgyn, NZ website MND, October 19, 2015 ~ On Friday, October 16, Boston Scientific (BSC) received a favorable jury verdict in a Statesville, North Carolina courtroom in a product liability trial filed by Martha Carlson, 65. The case, Ramona Winebarger, et al. v. Boston Scientific Corp., No. 15-57, was heard [...]

By |2015-10-19T17:17:25-05:00October 19th, 2015|News|137 Comments

J&J PROSIMA Pelvic Mesh Case Goes to the Jury!

MND, October 2, 2015 ~ About 3 pm Central Time, the case of Cavness v. Ethicon rested  and went to a Dallas jury for deliberation.  (Carol Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220). **Late Word** The jury was dismissed 5:51 EST saying they needed more time. They were hungry [...]

By |2015-10-02T17:28:06-05:00October 2nd, 2015|News|31 Comments

Defense on Prosima’s Low Complication Rate

Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to Cavness v. Ethicon, underway in a Dallas courtroom.  [This coverage is prepared by your editor, who has sat in the courtroom for five pelvic mesh trials (C.R. Bard, Ethicon) and has witnessed three additional trials (Boston Scientific , Ethicon) via CVN feeds.  [...]

By |2015-10-01T22:29:30-05:00October 1st, 2015|News|35 Comments