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*UPDATE* Mistrial Called in West Virginia Pelvic Mesh Case as it Gets Started

*UPDATE*  Judge Goodwin has declared a mistrial in this long-awaited pelvic mesh case of Sutphin v. Ethicon. Last Friday, Judge Goodwin who at one time was overseeing 107,000 defective pelvic mesh cases, declared a mistrial in the case of Annette Sutphin versus Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson. Plaintiff [...]

By |2020-09-22T22:47:25-04:00September 15th, 2020|Sticky|3 Comments

First Trial of J&J’s Artisyn Pelvic Mesh Results in Win for Defendant

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 21, 2020~ **Update on the resolution of this case.  In the case of Charlotte Salinero, a federal jury found January 21, 2020, that Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division was not liable for the injuries claimed by Plaintiff Salinero.  After listening to evidence presented during the [...]

By |2020-08-10T23:03:13-04:00January 22nd, 2020|Legal News|6 Comments

Kaiser $20 Million Prolift Pelvic Mesh Case Survives Ethicon Challenge

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 15, 2020~  An Indiana pelvic mesh trial naming defendant, Ethicon has survived it's recent challenge and Barbara Kaiser and her legal team are set to receive $20 million, unless Ethicon launches another challenge.   Barbara Kaiser is one step closer to seeing an end to [...]

By |2020-03-17T16:49:28-04:00January 15th, 2020|Legal News|9 Comments

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

J&J Recalls Talcum Powder Found Tainted with Asbestos

Mesh Medical Device news Desk, October 18, 2019 ~ The first time ever, Johnson & Johnson is recalling a shipment of baby powder after the FDA found some evidence of asbestos in one of the bottles. This will not serve the defense in the growing number of baby powder/mesothelioma/ ovarian [...]

By |2019-10-18T14:41:06-04:00October 18th, 2019|Media Reports|0 Comments

$117 Mill Multistate Settlement with J&J Over Deceptive Mesh Marketing

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 17, 2019 ~ The business model for Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon Inc. medical device subdivision appears to be - Push ahead and if caught, pay the fines. * J&J has just offered $4 billion to settle about 2,000 lawsuits connected with its [...]

By |2019-11-06T15:19:30-05:00October 17th, 2019|News|70 Comments

Reactions to the Death of Hernia Surgeon, Dr. Robert Bendavid

Dr. Robert Bendavid, MD Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 7, 2019~ Reactions are coming in to the sudden death of surgeon, researcher, and tireless patient advocate, Robert Bendavid, M.D. who died in a Toronto area hospital Monday, September 30. Dr. Bendavid had been too ill to present [...]

By |2019-10-17T15:24:01-04:00October 7th, 2019|Hernia Mesh|3 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

California AG’s J&J Deceptive Mesh Marketing Trial Continues

Ethicon ad 2019 Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 13, 2019 ~ After a  two-week break, the state of California will resume its defective marketing case against healthcare giant, Johnson & Johnson. This is the second state to take J&J to trial over a trail of mesh-related injuries [...]

By |2019-10-07T17:14:23-04:00September 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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