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Judge Gives Green Light of Millions to Lawyers in Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 5, 2019 ~ The judge overseeing more than 100-thousand pelvic mesh product liability lawsuits addressed the looming question of whether or not lawyers involved in the cases could collect upward of $550 million in fees and expenses in the mesh litigation. On Wednesday, January [...]

By |2019-03-23T01:57:47-04:00February 6th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|50 Comments

500 Women Have Ethicon Mesh Cases Dismissed

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 24, 2018 ~ At one time the multidistrict litigation (MDL) had more than 104,000 product liability cases filed over allegedly defective pelvic mesh. Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon division were the largest among seven mesh makers.  But women who never had their mesh [...]

By |2018-07-27T11:15:07-04:00July 24th, 2018|Legal News|18 Comments

Wagstaff Cartmell Settling Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Thomas Cartmell, for Plaintiff Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 25, 2018~While Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon division appear to be the last holdouts to any transvaginal mesh settlements, one midwest law firm seems to be settling its cases with the healthcare giant. According to an April [...]

By |2018-04-25T11:18:23-04:00April 25th, 2018|Legal News|30 Comments

Judge Settles Hundreds of Transvaginal Mesh Suits Naming C.R. Bard

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 21, 2017 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin is overseeing more than 103,659 (as of today) product liability cases involving transvaginal mesh. Three hundred product liability cases naming C.R. Bard have been dismissed just since Monday. Earlier this year Judge Goodwin  told lawyers he would like to [...]

By |2017-06-22T15:13:02-04:00June 21st, 2017|News|50 Comments

90,000 Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits Burden Court, Judge Dismisses 140 Bard Cases

Judge Joseph Goodwin Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 27, 2016 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin Monday dismissed 149 product liability lawsuits naming mesh maker C.R. Bard, ending the plaintiffs’ ability to file another pelvic mesh product liability lawsuit against the manufacturer ever again. He wrote, “all claims have been [...]

By |2016-04-29T15:02:08-04:00April 27th, 2016|News|31 Comments

*Breaking News * Mesh-Injured Woman Pushes Against Caldera Mesh Settlement

Image, Linda Nylind for The Guardian Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 20, 2016~ Twelve years ago today a grandmother was implanted with a Caldera Medical pelvic mesh used to treat incontinence, which she says she didn’t have. Today she is urging a quiet revolution that threatens to [...]

By |2016-12-02T06:25:24-04:00April 21st, 2016|News|52 Comments

Mullins Deadlines Set to Move Consolidated Pelvic Mesh Case To Trial

Byrd Federal Court in Charleston, WV, June 2, 2015 It is the case that would consolidate 37 women, all implanted with Ethicon's TVT (tranasvaginal tape) mesh into one trial. It was schedule to be heard April 11, but now a new schedule issued  by the judge presiding over [...]

By |2016-03-17T14:11:10-04:00March 15th, 2016|News|26 Comments

Judge’s Order to Boston Sci – DO NOT Destroy Chinese Pelvic Mesh or Docs!

Yimao Plastic Molding, Guangdong Province, China MND, Feb 16, 2016 ~ In a move reminiscent of the document destruction by Johnson & Johnson, a Texas state district judge has ordered Boston Scientific Co. not to destroy any documents or materials pertaining to the Chinese mesh the company smuggled [...]

By |2016-05-10T19:00:07-04:00February 16th, 2016|News|60 Comments

Judge Goodwin Defers Counterfeit Mesh Allegations Against Boston Scientific to the FDA

Judge Joseph Goodwin Mesh News Desk, January 27, 2016~Judge Joseph Goodwin who is overseeing thousands of pelvic mesh injury cases in his West Virginia court has decided to let the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) handle the latest hot potato - counterfeit mesh from China. Citing the [...]

By |2018-06-19T10:43:28-04:00January 27th, 2016|News|7 Comments

Update on Status Conference in West Virginia on Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Prolene Mesh MND, Nov. 23, 2015 ~ A status conference took place Wednesday, November 18 and Thursday, 19 in Charleston, WV concerning the progress made on pelvic mesh litigation. At last count there are 85,000 cases filed in this one federal court before Judge Joseph Goodwin. Pelvic mesh cases were [...]

By |2015-11-23T16:31:37-04:00November 23rd, 2015|News|65 Comments