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Australian Class Action Decision v. Ethicon Thursday

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 6, 2019 ~ It's been 21 months since a class action trial concluded in Australia against Ethicon, the maker of the most number of polypropylene plastic mesh implants used in women in that country.  In two weeks the Australian judge will issue her decision.  [...]

By |2019-12-12T22:38:46-05:00November 6th, 2019|Media Reports, Sticky|0 Comments

Bard, Ethicon, Coloplast Trials on the Horizon

Kila Baldwin, Kline Specter Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 9, 2019~ At one time, mesh trials were being conducted on a regular basis. While they were supposed to indicate the relative value of each case, that never happened and instead, mesh makers have decided to settled with [...]

By |2019-10-09T19:41:48-04:00October 9th, 2019|Legal News|26 Comments

West Virginia Becomes 5th State to Sue J&J Over Pelvic Mesh Marketing

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 20, 2019 ~  With the potential for every state to file suit against J&J over violating consumer protection laws, this latest one is from the Attorney General's office in West Virginia. It accuses the healthcare giant of deceiving residents of the state by fraudulently [...]

By |2019-10-07T16:50:42-04:00September 20th, 2019|Featured|33 Comments

Doctors Could Be Held Responsible for Mesh Implants Gone Wrong

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 6, 2019 ~ If one legal team is any indication, doctors who implant polypropylene mesh to treat incontinence, could be brought to court on medical malpractice charges.  The team is targeting doctors who implant TOT mesh (transobturator), known to cause some of the most [...]

By |2019-08-17T23:34:00-04:00August 6th, 2019|Legal News|30 Comments

Dunfee Awarded $500k in Philadelphia Prolift Case

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 2, 2019 ~ It is the smallest jury compensation so far, but on Friday June 28, Linda and Thomas Dunfee were successful in their product liability case against Johnson & Johnson over her Prolift pelvic organ prolapse implant.  It was another Friday verdict in [...]

By |2019-07-15T17:24:06-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Legal News|32 Comments

*Latest* Mesigian Prolift Pelvic Mesh Trial – $80 Million to Plaintiff!

Prolift, from Sumsuro, Japan Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 18, 2019 ~ Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  The pelvic mesh trial of  Patricia Mesigian began in early April. On Friday, more than one month later,  a Philadelphia jury awarded her $80.025 million as compensation for her Prolift [...]

By |2019-06-11T15:21:51-04:00May 9th, 2019|News|24 Comments

Prolift Trial Moves into Closing Arguments

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 30, 2019 - Emmet Closing Arguments The trial of Suzanne Emmet moves into closing arguments today in a Philadelphia courtroom after a lengthy trial that began before the holidays. *Please note, Emmet is spelled both ways in filed documents, with one "t" or two. [...]

By |2019-02-03T21:11:31-05:00January 30th, 2019|News|1 Comment

Mesh and Catastrophic Injuries Moving Forward

Dr. Greg Vigna, MD, JD Dr. Greg Vigna, MD, JD, is a doctor and a lawyer and has been involved with mesh-related complications since 2013.  His focus is on pudendal and obturator neuralgia and complex regional pain syndrome. These are considered catastrophic injuries related to the placement of [...]

By |2019-01-30T12:57:40-05:00January 7th, 2019|Medical News|5 Comments

Washington State Sets Trial Date to Hold J&J Liable for Mesh Injuries

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 1, 2018~  The Attorney General of Washington State is moving ahead with holding Johnson & Johnson liable for deceptively marketing pelvic mesh in its state. Washington State AG Office Asks To Hold J&J Liable, Sets Trial Date In 2016, Washington State’s Attorney General sued [...]

By |2019-03-07T13:09:14-05:00November 1st, 2018|News|39 Comments

Industry Paints Rosy Picture About Vaginal Mesh and its Future

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 24, 2018 ~ Industry White Papers continue to point to a bright future for polypropylene mesh implants despite the number of patient injuries and the unanswered mysteries as to why they exist.   MESH INDUSTRY PROSPECTS “Vaginal Mesh is Booming” the market research report promises. [...]

By |2018-10-24T15:31:23-04:00October 24th, 2018|Featured|1 Comment