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Thousands Purged from Ethicon Pelvic Mesh MDL

Federal court, Charleston WV More than 2,400 cases Dismissed Without Prejudice today Today, Monday, August 6, Judge Goodwin has been busy dismissing pelvic mesh cases from the Ethicon multidistrict litigation (MDL). Image: Robert C. Byrd federal court, Charleston, WV These are women who have "mesh in place" from Read more

By | 2018-08-13T16:44:18+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Legal News|15 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 Read more

By | 2018-07-27T11:15:07+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Legal News|16 Comments

Pelvic Mesh MDL is Closing to New Cases!

MAM rally in Charleston, WV in 2015 Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 25, 2018 ~ It was opened in January of 2012. The multidistrict litigation (MDL) court handling pelvic mesh cases swelled to more than 104,000 cases.  Now Judge Goodwin who oversees the MDL has issued orders Read more

By | 2018-06-25T15:06:43+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Legal News|45 Comments

Ask Questions, Seek Answers in Upcoming Mesh Webinar

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 21, 2018 ~ On June 6th, the first Mesh Webinar will be conducted from 5 to 7 pm EST.   Sign up Here.  Mesh litigation, polypropylene, multidistrict litigation, individual cases and settlement dollars, state court vs. MDL, what is a fair settlement?  These are just some Read more

By | 2018-05-23T11:56:35+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Mesh Reading Room Resource|8 Comments

Clear the Decks – Judge Goodwin Pushes 23K Pelvic Mesh Cases to Conclusion!

Judge Joseph Goodwin Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 5, 2018 ~ Its time to clear the decks of the MDL and Judge Goodwin's orders show he has run out of patience after six years of pelvic mesh litigation that continues to linger in his federal courtroom.  Be Read more

By | 2018-02-12T10:55:45+00:00 February 5th, 2018|News|68 Comments

Mesh Past and Present

Prolift, from Sumsuro, Japan Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 7, 2018 ~ So the MDL (multidistrict litigation) was established by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation in Miami January 2012.   Today there are more than 104,000 defective product, also known as product liability cases filed in the MDL Read more

By | 2018-01-07T22:35:58+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Op-Ed, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Plaintiffs’ $27 Mill Boston Scientific Mesh Verdict Upheld!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 21, 2017 ~ The trial of four women, implanted with Boston Scientific's Pinnacle mesh, was held in a Miami court November 2014 before Judge Goodwin, displaced temporarily from his Charleston, WV court, while another mesh trial took place there. Each of the four women Read more

By | 2017-11-01T11:25:02+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|News|71 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Cases in MDL – Who Is Settling, Who Isn’t

Scales of Justice, WikiCommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 10, 2017 ~ Look at multidistrict litigation for transvaginal mesh cases in the U.S. and specifically the numeric listing of cases found in the Southern District of West Virginia. Which product liability cases remain opened and which are Read more

By | 2018-08-28T16:26:24+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Featured|21 Comments

Multidistrict Litigation – Is It Working for Transvaginal Mesh Cases?

Judge Joseph Goodwin Part Two - Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 29, 2017 ~ The Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) system allows a select few law firms (about 70) to the top positions in the court structure, no matter where it is based. Here is Part One.  An MDL Read more

By | 2018-08-28T16:11:03+00:00 June 29th, 2017|News|73 Comments