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Pennsylvania Will Accept Out-of-State Mesh Cases

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 4, 2019 ~ Mesh maker, Ethicon has been trying to keep pelvic mesh trials out of Philadelphia, a favorable venue for plaintiffs. So far the Philadelphia Court of Common Please has yielded $146 million in verdicts for [...]

By |2019-04-04T23:50:59-04:00April 4th, 2019|Media Reports|3 Comments

Divvying the Dollars- Common Benefit Firm Winners and Objectors

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 23, 2019~ While more than $7 billion has gone to settle pelvic mesh cases, some law firms believe their contributions to the common benefit that all litigators share in this MDL, are being undercut.  Two of the most prolific pelvic mesh litigation firms are [...]

By |2019-05-02T14:07:28-04:00March 23rd, 2019|News|1 Comment

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 |2019-02-03T21:11:31-04:00January 30th, 2019|News|1 Comment

Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial Underway in Philadelphia Exposes Document Destruction by J&J

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh News Desk, December 8, 2015 ~ OPENING ARGUMENTS Opening arguments got underway for Philadelphia’s first pelvic mesh trial last week. Patricia Hammons, 64, filed her product liability action against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon over her Prolift pelvic mesh implant, [...]

By |2016-06-29T11:21:55-04:00December 9th, 2015|News|19 Comments