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Doctor Plans Vigorous Defense in First Pelvic Mesh Indictment

Dr. Christopher Walker, UroGyn Specialists Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 3, 2019 ~ Dr. Christopher Walker has been arrested and charged with luring women into pelvic mesh removal surgeries that may not have been necessary after contracting with a middleman. His defenders say this is ridiculous. Dr. [...]

By |2019-06-10T17:03:15-05:00June 3rd, 2019|News|14 Comments

MN Star Tribune: Mesh Devices Wreck Lives

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 3, 2019 ~ The Minneapolis Star Tribune has just reported on the Mesh Mess. Jim Spencer reports that women are told one thing that's not true- that the mesh used today is "new" mesh! It's all polypropylene.    Mesh News Desk helped with this [...]

By |2019-06-03T16:11:14-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Media Reports|2 Comments

*Latest* Mesigian Prolift Pelvic Mesh Trial – $80 Million to Plaintiff!

Prolift, from Sumsuro, Japan Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 18, 2019 ~ Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  The pelvic mesh trial of  Patricia Mesigian began in early April. On Friday, more than one month later,  a Philadelphia jury awarded her $80.025 million as compensation for her Prolift [...]

By |2019-06-11T15:21:51-05:00May 9th, 2019|News|24 Comments

Multidistrict Litigation Basics: A Primer for Plaintiffs

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 1, 2019, by Elizabeth Chamblee Burch~ In recognition of World Mesh Awareness Day, I thought I’d write a longer post about the nuts and bolts of hiring an attorney and what should you expect if your case is part of a mass tort—e.g., if [...]

By |2019-05-09T14:41:50-05:00May 1st, 2019|Mesh Reading Room Resource|0 Comments

Washington State Settles on Eve of Trial with J&J Over the Cost of Pelvic Mesh Injuries

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 23, 2019~ Trial was supposed to begin Monday morning as Washington State sued Johnson & Johnson over failing to warn women about pelvic mesh complications. At the eleventh hour it settled. Now three more states will take their turn in upcoming lawsuits against  J&J [...]

By |2019-04-26T18:26:36-05:00April 22nd, 2019|Legal News|15 Comments

Pelvic Mesh Remains on the Market Despite FDA Decision!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 17, 2019 ~ Mesh News Desk is trying to clear up some of the confusion concerning Tuesday's FDA decision about POP mesh applications to market denied!   There is a lot of confusion about the Tuesday announcement by the FDA to stop the sale of [...]

By |2019-06-01T17:52:23-05:00April 17th, 2019|FDA News|11 Comments

Washington State AG Heading to Trial with Johnson & Johnson

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 15, 2019 ~  Charging violations of its consumer protection laws, Washington State's trial is set to begin in one week.  California's case will be heard in July.  The healthcare giant is on the hook for millions of dollars in consumer injuries.  A trial is [...]

By |2019-04-16T22:34:32-05:00April 15th, 2019|Legal News|6 Comments

Women Suffer Depression and Self-Harm from Mesh Implants, Study Finds

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 16, 2019 ~ It may not come as a surprise to the many readers of Mesh News Desk (MND) who have been implanted with a polypropylene surgical mesh to treat incontinence and prolapse, but many women suffer complications and depression as a result. A [...]

By |2019-01-21T16:05:58-05:00January 16th, 2019|News|4 Comments

Story Corps Wants to Hear Your Story!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 8, 2018 ~ A campaign by the Bleeding Edge hosted by StoryCorps amasses real human testimonials about an issue of our time! Those stories will be archives in the Library of Congress.  The Core Principles of StoryCorp: "Our mission is to preserve and share [...]

By |2018-08-08T12:16:03-05:00August 8th, 2018|Your Turn|2 Comments