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*New* Judge Goodwin’s June 2 Status Hearing – on Mesh, Medicare and Media

Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, overseeing federal mesh trials Many readers have asked about the contents of the June 2 Status hearing in Charleston, West Virginia called by Judge Joseph Goodwin. He is overseeing more than 77,000 pelvic mesh cases in his federal courtroom. The hearing brought lawyers from [...]

By |2015-06-21T22:21:04-04:00June 21st, 2015|Legal News|37 Comments

*Updated* J&J Facing 37 Pelvic Mesh Trials in December

In an attempt to move the enormous number of transvaginal pelvic mesh cases through his court, Judge Joseph Goodwin will consolidate for trial 37 cases naming Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) to be heard in his Charleston, WV court on December 7, 2015.  Previously filed as 26 cases last month, that was soon [...]

By |2015-06-16T13:11:34-04:00June 16th, 2015|News|189 Comments

Women in Solidarity Over Mesh Injuries Listen to Court Proceedings

Anti Mesh rally in WV federal court. By Tuesday afternoon, women who gathered for a status hearing on their pelvic mesh cases began filtering into Judge Joseph Goodwin's Charleston, WV courtroom. Judge Goodwin is overseeing more than 76,000 product liability cases in the U.S. District Court of the [...]

By |2015-06-02T17:32:15-04:00June 2nd, 2015|News|114 Comments

Pelvic Mesh-Injured Women Rally in WV to Call for End to Mesh Implants

MAM rally in Charleston WV Mesh News Desk, June 2, 2015 ~ A rally by mesh-injured women gathered in Charleston, West Virginia today as lawyers from both sides of the issue converged for a status conference before the judge overseeing more than 76,000 defective product cases. Mesh Awareness Movement [...]

By |2016-05-07T10:41:38-04:00June 2nd, 2015|News|40 Comments

Salazar $73 Million Transvaginal Mesh Award Slashed in Half Due to Tort Reform

At the time, it was the highest award ever given a woman injured by pelvic mesh. Now that it has been reduced in half, to $34.6 million, it remains the highest award ever in transvaginal mesh litigation. The Dallas trial of Martha Salazar resulted in an unprecedented $73.4 million jury [...]

By |2014-10-19T22:26:46-04:00October 19th, 2014|News|9 Comments

Renowned Urologist for the Plaintiffs Does Not Use Synthetic Mesh

This coverage is provided in conjunction with We Are Mesh Survivors, a coalition of synthetic vaginal mesh implant survivors united to demand justice for those who have suffered and to demand that existing products be pulled from the market until their safety can be demonstrated. You could call the afternoon witness [...]

By |2016-08-31T09:51:09-04:00August 28th, 2014|News|6 Comments

J&J Federal Trial – Transvaginal Tape Risks Outweigh Benefits

Jane Akre This coverage is provided in conjunction with We Are Mesh Survivors, a coalition of synthetic vaginal mesh implant survivors united to demand justice for those who have suffered and to demand that existing products be pulled from the market until their safety can be demonstrated. ## Tuesday [...]

By |2014-08-27T00:27:24-04:00August 27th, 2014|News|18 Comments

AGs in 50 States – Investigate J&J for Mesh Injuries, Costs, Document Destruction

Today Corporate Action Network launched what is planned to be the first of a 50 state campaign to urge the Attorneys General of all 50 states to investigate healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson for mesh-injuries and their related costs and the destruction of documents requested in litigation. There are presently [...]

By |2014-05-28T12:20:26-04:00May 28th, 2014|News|38 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