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Day 24: Linda Gross v. Ethicon J&J Case Goes to Jury in First Vaginal Mesh Trial

Linda Gross February 19, 2013 ~  In this first lawsuit to go to trial over whether the Ethicon unit of Johnson & Johnson properly designed the Prolift vaginal mesh implant, nine jurors received instructions this morning from Judge Carol Higbee in the Atlantic City, New Jersey courtroom. Jurors Read more

By | 2013-02-19T14:07:55+00:00 February 19th, 2013|Legal News|0 Comments

Breaking News ~ J & J Sold Vaginal Mesh Implant Without FDA Approval

March 21 ~ Bloomberg is reporting (here) that major medical device maker Johnson & Johnson (J&J) sold the Gynecare Prolift surgical mesh for three years before it was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The mesh is now the subject of more than 550 lawsuits, Read more

By | 2012-03-21T14:53:04+00:00 March 21st, 2012|Media Reports|1 Comment

Get the Mesh Out! Doctors React to Patients Following FDA’s July Warning about Surgical Mesh

NOVEMBER 4, 2011 – Last July 13 when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the most strongly warning notice yet about complications associated with surgical mesh – women listened. (see back story here). So did men with the same sort of polypropylene mesh for hernia repair as Read more

By | 2011-11-05T03:26:54+00:00 November 5th, 2011|Featured|206 Comments