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J&J Medical Expert – No Problems with TVT-SECUR

Dr.Janet Tomezsko, medical expert for J&J Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 5, 2017 ~ Today the 5-week trial of mesh-injured plaintiff Ella Ebaugh, wrapped up with closing arguments (Case No. 130700866) this morning in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. The following continues a series of insider Read more

By | 2018-09-10T14:00:40+00:00 September 5th, 2017|News|14 Comments

Pain for Profit Alleges AMS and Reuters

Rep. Bob Goodlatte Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 20, 2017 ~ Women Undergo Pain for Profit?  Those are the allegations of Reuters writer, Alison Frankel who writes a column 'On the Case' for Reuters. Alison Frankel writes On the Case for for Reuters.  On March 13 she Read more

By | 2017-03-27T10:23:23+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Media Reports|14 Comments

Ten Deaths Associated With J&J Physiomesh Hernia Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 15, 2016 ~ At least 10 deaths and seven injuries, associated with PHYSIOMESH™ (JNJ) hernia mesh, have been reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Device Events worked with Mesh News Desk in preparation of this story. Civil lawsuits that become mass Read more

By | 2016-12-20T10:21:18+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Hernia Mesh, News|16 Comments

Defective Pelvic Meshes Remain on the Market

Byrd federal court, Charleston WV Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 8, 2016 ~ Pelvic meshes found detective in a court of law remain on the market even though the Food and Drug Administration says it can take action against defective devices. Does the difference lie in the Read more

By | 2016-09-09T10:40:24+00:00 September 8th, 2016|News|11 Comments

Patient Advocates Wanted for Training

If you have worked with others to help with mesh-induced injuries, this workshop may be the next step in your journey.  An Introductory Patient Training Workshop (attached and below) in DC on Oct 14-15 is offered by the National Center for Health Research.  The goal is to help patient advocates understand Read more

By | 2016-09-01T20:36:36+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Your Turn|5 Comments

Patient Advocate Tells Story of ” I Am Not Alone”

Mesh News Desk, August 29, 2016 ~ This unnamed patient advocate reports to Mesh News Desk on the  condition of a mesh implanted woman who is fighting for her life at this hour. "One of Caldera Medical, Inc"s. co-inventing surgeons who owns patents with Caldera Medical, Inc.'s CEO has an Read more

By | 2016-10-03T23:17:15+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Your Turn|31 Comments

MYTH BUSTERS- What Women Are Told Today About Pelvic Mesh

Pen drawing, Wellcome Trust, WikiCommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  June 30, 2016 ~ PART ONE, MYTH BUSTERS- What Women Are Told Today About Pelvic Mesh This is part one of a multi-part series uncovering common myths related to pelvic mesh. Myth Busters Part Two can be found here Read more

By | 2016-08-02T13:02:10+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Op-Ed|8 Comments

MYTH BUSTERS Part Two – What Women Are Told Today About Pelvic Mesh

Pants on Fire, drawception.com Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 30, 2016 ~ This is part two of a multi-part series uncovering common myths related to pelvic mesh. The Myths keep growing and changing. Myth Busters Part One can be found here while Myth Busters Part Three can be Read more

By | 2016-06-30T19:57:10+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Op-Ed|0 Comments

No More Tears as J&J Readies for Pelvic Mesh Trials

June 28, 2016, Mesh Medical Device News Desk ~ Update on Pelvic Mesh Trials Naming Defendant J&J What has happened to pelvic mesh trials? For a while the defective product pelvic mesh trials were scheduled in rapid succession. Trials were conducted naming the major defendants - Ethicon, Boston Scientific, C.R. Bard Read more

By | 2016-07-04T22:02:15+00:00 June 28th, 2016|News|78 Comments