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Doctor Disconnect?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

April 9, 2013 ~  Doctors say their credo is to put patients first.  Why then do so many women talk about the conversations they have with their doctors after they start to feel their implanted mesh is causing complications and not providing a cure?   Across the board doctors say something like this:         “It’s [continue reading…]

FDA: Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) Surgical Mesh Reports up 36 Percent

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March 29, 2013 ~ In September 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration convened a panel of experts to try and get a handle on the concerning number of complications the agency was receiving about surgical mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP)  and stress urinary incontinence (SUI).  The experts  suggested that because of [continue reading…]

Day 31: Linda Gross v. Ethicon It's Over! $11.1 Million

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February 28, 2013 ~ After a 31 day trial, jurors in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon case awarded $7.76 million in punitive damages to Linda and Jeff Gross for the injuries she suffered from a Johnson & Johnson product, the Prolift transvaginal mesh. The nine-person jury awarded the South Dakota couple $3.35 million in [continue reading…]

Day 29: Linda Gross v. Ethicon Punitive Phase: Wanton & Willful Conduct?

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Thanks again to Courtroom View Network for access to this trial. To see the evidence as it was presented in court today visit the MDND Facebook page. February 26, 2013~ An attorney for Johnson & Johnson begged the jury today not to award punitive damages in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial that could [continue reading…]

What's Next in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon Trial ~ Michael Monheit, Anapol Schwartz

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February 13, 2014 ~ Yesterday, Tuesday, February 12, the case rested in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial.  Linda Gross, 43, alleges that the Ethicon manufactured Prolift system, a permanent medical device implant made by a division of Johnson &  Johnson, was defective in its design, manufacture and in instructions for use. Mesh Medical [continue reading…]

Day 18: Linda Gross v. Ethicon Surgeon Says Prolift Warnings Were Adequate

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February 6, 2013 ~ On this Day 18 of the Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial, the defense team brought Dr. Miles Murphy, 42,  to the stand for a second day. His testimony actually started Tuesday afternoon when attorneys for Linda Gross concluded her case. Dr. Murphy is a urogynecologist practicing in Pennsylvania. He has [continue reading…]

Day 13: Linda Gross v. Ethicon How is She Coping Psychologically?

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January 30, 2013 ~ On this half day of trial in the  Linda Gross v. Ethicon case being heard in an Atlantic City courtroom, psychiatrist Dr. Ronni Seltzer was on the stand. She conducted two evaluations of Linda Gross and determined the focus of her life, along with her husband Jeff, is pain that [continue reading…]

Day 9 Linda Gross v. Ethicon, What Did Doctor Know Before Implanting Prolift?

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January 23, 2013 ~ Much thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to the live court proceedings and graphics shown to the jury. There was no live person on the stand on Day 9 on Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial. The proceedings began in the afternoon when the jury was shown a videotaped deposition [continue reading…]

Day 8: Linda Gross v Ethicon, Prolift Launched Under FDA Radar

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January 22, 2013 ~ Much thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to the live court proceedings and graphics shown to the jury. The Prolift surgical mesh did not undergo any FDA approval before it was marketed in March 2005. Last June Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson announced it was removing Prolift [continue reading…]

Day 7: Gross v Ethicon, Discredit the Expert

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January 18, 2013 ~ Thanks again to Courtroom View Network (CVN) for the courtroom access and images. Dr. Anne Weber was qualified as an expert witness for plaintiff Linda Gross on Thursday. Friday, January 18, was Day 7 of the trial of  Linda Gross v Ethicon in Superior Court of New Jersey. The trial [continue reading…]

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