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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 |2019-01-21T16:05:58-04:00January 16th, 2019|News|4 Comments

Washington State Sets Trial Date to Hold J&J Liable for Mesh Injuries

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 1, 2018~  The Attorney General of Washington State is moving ahead with holding Johnson & Johnson liable for deceptively marketing pelvic mesh in its state. Washington State AG Office Asks To Hold J&J Liable, Sets Trial Date In 2016, Washington State’s Attorney General sued [...]

By |2019-03-07T13:09:14-04:00November 1st, 2018|News|39 Comments

Mesh Injured Speak Their Truth to Urogynecologists

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 15, 2018 ~ They traveled from across the country. Mesh injured women spoke directly to urogynecologists at their annual meeting.  (2 Min. Read)  Image: Marilyn Mansour, Dawn Rasmus-Brown in Chicago They came from as far away as Portland, Oregon and Tyler, Texas. The Chicago [...]

By |2018-10-22T12:49:25-04:00October 15th, 2018|News|1 Comment

Mary Dickson Reports on her Depo with J&J

Mary Dickson after depo Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 3, 2018 ~ Mary Dickson claims her mother died from the complications of her two Johnson & Johnson mesh implants. She is taking her case forward Pro Se, without an attorney after she parted ways with two firms. [...]

By |2018-10-11T21:46:16-04:00October 3rd, 2018|News|7 Comments

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 [...]

By |2018-09-10T14:00:40-04:00September 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 [...]

By |2017-03-27T10:23:23-04:00March 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 [...]

By |2016-12-20T10:21:18-04:00December 15th, 2016|Hernia Mesh, News|17 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 [...]

By |2016-09-09T10:40:24-04:00September 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 [...]

By |2016-09-01T20:36:36-04:00September 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 [...]

By |2016-10-03T23:17:15-04:00August 29th, 2016|Your Turn|31 Comments