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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

West Virginia Woman Hopes to Go It Alone in Mesh Case Against J&J

Mary Dickson Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 24, 2018 ~ You may have wondered what ever happened to Mary Dixon, the woman who was fighting for her late mother, attempting to take her wrongful death case against mesh maker Ethicon forward in federal court in Charleston, WV? Read more

By | 2018-05-03T16:25:50+00:00 April 24th, 2018|News|40 Comments

Jury Adds $35 Mill in Punitives Making McGinnis v CR Bard $68 Mil

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 13, 2018 ~ Friday, April 13, became somewhat of a lucky day for mesh injured plaintiff, Mary McGinnis in her product liability pelvic mesh case against C.R. Bard.  After deliberating most of today, the five men, three women jury added $35 million of punitive Read more

By | 2018-04-16T14:23:59+00:00 April 13th, 2018|News|11 Comments

Appeals Court Upholds Boston Scientific Obtryx $19 Mill Loss

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 13, 2018~ Boston Scientific has lost its latest effort to overturn an $18.5 million loss by four plaintiffs at trial over its Obtryx pelvic mesh.   THE TRIAL The Tyree case (here) consolidated four products liability cases against Boston Scientific (BSC) and was heard in Read more

By | 2018-05-08T11:56:13+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Legal News|7 Comments

September Brings Renewed Life in Mesh Litigation

Prolift, from Sumsuro, Japan Welcome September from Mesh Medical Device News Desk~  Mesh News Desk has been carefully watching the proceedings that are public, many of your settlements are not, and the sense is that we are nearing an end to unsustainable litigation.  Just two weeks ago, mesh manufacture, Read more

By | 2017-09-05T01:30:18+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Welcome|83 Comments

Has AMS Paid All Transvaginal Mesh Claims?

Image from the Guardian Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 27, 2017 ~ American Medical Systems/ Endo International says they are settling NO MORE CLAIMS, reports "Samantha" after a conversation with the national settlement firm. Samantha has vigorously pursued AMS for its patented surgical tools used in the Read more

By | 2017-03-28T13:22:47+00:00 March 27th, 2017|News|15 Comments

Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Cases May Be Transferred to Florida

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 20, 2017~ Physiomesh is the latest focus of defective product litigation and the number of cases keeps growing.  So much so that multidistrict litigation may consolidate cases, filed in state courts around the country, into one mass tort or MDL in Florida or Illinois. Read more

By | 2017-03-20T10:42:53+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Featured, Hernia Mesh|6 Comments

J&J Facing Surging Litigation Costs

From Huffington Post Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 13, 2017 ~ Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is facing at least 17 different lawsuits in the coming year. And 2017 promises to be even worse for litigation and the cost of legal services with an increasing number of people suing the Read more

By | 2017-04-06T13:57:10+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Legal News|23 Comments

February Brings New Life in Mesh Litigation

Bruiser Hello February~ Those of you who are socked in with winter, I’m sorry. When it hits 60 degrees in Florida, we complain and get out our sweaters. But spring lies ahead and so does movement in this Mesh Mess. Mesh News Desk (MND or MMDND) has been Read more

By | 2017-02-07T12:45:31+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Welcome|32 Comments