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Judge Higbee Who Presided Over First J&J Mesh Case, Dies of Heart Attack

Judge Carol Higbee, NJ Law Journal Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 6, 2017 ~ Judge Carol Higbee Dies at age 66. Wanted to remain on the bench past her retirement age.  New Jersey Appellate Division Judge Carol Higbee died Tuesday, January 3, reportedly of a heart attack, Read more

By | 2017-02-01T10:57:46+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Legal News|7 Comments

Linda Gross Prolift Case Survives Appeal by J&J

Linda Gross in NJ trial, Feb 2013 Mesh News Desk, March 29, 2016 ~ An appeal by Johnson & Johnson in the $11.1 million Linda Gross Prolift mesh case was decided in favor of Ms. Gross by a three judge appellate panel from New Jersey this morning. Prolift Read more

By | 2016-04-01T15:26:42+00:00 March 29th, 2016|News|35 Comments

Batiste v. Ethicon Enters Third Week – Defense Discredits L.B.

The Honorable Ken Molberg **Editors Note ** This is a rewrite from yesterday to incorporate afternoon observations. Thanks to "Cathy" a mesh-injured special court watcher who is among those sitting in this Dallas courtroom watching the proceedings in Batiste v. Ethicon as the trial enters its final week. Read more

By | 2014-03-31T12:32:41+00:00 March 31st, 2014|Legal News|16 Comments

Texas Transvaginal Mesh Trial Alleges Defective Ethicon TVT-O

Linda Batiste v John Robert McNabb M.D. and Ethicon Inc., and Johnson & Johnson. Jury selection was completed Monday, March 17,  in a Dallas courtroom in the case of Linda Batiste v. Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson (13-cv-04800). This will be the second case that goes to trial in a state Read more

By | 2014-03-18T13:14:09+00:00 March 18th, 2014|Legal News|5 Comments

Wall Street Journal: Transvaginal Mesh and $800,000 Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Vincent Lucente Mesh News Desk, March 14, 2014 ~ Some of the names in this story may sound familiar, primary among them  Dr. Vincente Lucente. He was one of the doctors mentioned during the Linda Gross transvaginal mesh trial naming manufacturer Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson). Lucente was Read more

By | 2016-10-04T10:49:16+00:00 March 14th, 2014|Media Reports|6 Comments

J&J Systematically Destroyed Evidence in Upcoming Mesh Trials, Pl Lawyers Call it ”Severe” Destruction of Evidence

Ethicon Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, 12-MD-02327, In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation Joseph R. Goodwin, presiding Date filed: 02/07/2012 Date of last filing: 12/03/2013 PART ONE     (Continues in Part 2) According to a 30-page document filed in federal court in West Virginia December 2, Read more

By | 2013-12-08T18:21:52+00:00 December 8th, 2013|Legal News|17 Comments

Jury Awards $2 Million to Donna Cisson in First Federal Transvaginal Case Against C.R. Bard

Scales of Justice, WikiCommons Breaking News ~ 5: 31 pm The jury just awarded Donna and Dan Cisson $1,750,000 in punitive awards in their product liability lawsuit against C.R. Bard & Co.  The punitive phase was entered into after the compensatory award of $250,000 was announced late this Read more

By | 2013-08-15T16:19:50+00:00 August 15th, 2013|Legal News|30 Comments

Happy Anniversary Food and Drug Administration – Now What?

July 2, 2013 ~ Many of you may be aware that the entire pursuit of lawsuits against mesh manufacturers began two years ago this month with the issuance of a safety warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concerning transvaginal mesh. FDA Safety Communication: UPDATE on Serious Complications Associated Read more

By | 2013-07-02T12:27:15+00:00 July 2nd, 2013|FDA News|2 Comments