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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 Read more

By | 2018-11-19T01:15:40+00:00 November 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 Read more

By | 2018-10-22T12:49:25+00:00 October 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. Read more

By | 2018-10-11T21:46:16+00:00 October 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 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