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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+00:00January 16th, 2019|News|1 Comment

Dr. Shirin Towfigh – Hernia Mesh and Why We Remove It

Dr. Shirin Towfigh Mesh News Desk is preparing a series of stories on hernia mesh as litigation begins to focus on this polypropylene medical device. It is the same material that has been made into pelvic mesh and caused hundreds of thousands of complications worldwide. Complications are similar [...]

By |2019-01-16T14:44:47+00:00January 3rd, 2019|News|5 Comments

Fed Up? Want to talk To MDL Panel? Here’s How!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 4, 2018~  As regular readers of Mesh News Desk understand, and as you've experienced in your own litigation,  lawyers representing the injured have, in many cases, ended up with more money than the injured!   This is all too common an occurrence. Ultimately, you will [...]

By |2019-01-07T14:48:32+00:00December 4th, 2018|Legal News|15 Comments

Philadelphia Firms Asks Judge Goodwin to Deny Paying MDL Lawyers Millions in Fees and Expenses

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 3, 2018 ~ It had to happen.  The hundreds of millions of dollars resulting from the 5% common benefit fund, paid by injured plaintiffs, must be distributed to pelvic mesh litigation lawyers. But how?  One firm says pay half of the fund back to [...]

By |2018-12-11T12:00:10+00:00December 3rd, 2018|News|78 Comments

Conflicts of Interest in FDA Expert Panels

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 6, 2018 ~ Expert Panels often decide to approve drugs and devices, but how objective are the panelists and do conflicts make a difference?  A report in Science Magazine (here) has peeled back to revelations of the conflict of interests that exist among experts who advise [...]

By |2018-11-07T10:53:19+00:00November 6th, 2018|FDA 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 |2018-11-19T01:15:40+00:00November 1st, 2018|News|39 Comments

AUGS Stands by its use of Polypropylene Mesh Implants

Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), October 22, 2018 ~ AUGS, the American Urogynecologic Society concluded its annual members meeting this month.  Women injured by polypropylene (PP) mesh implants, which the society promotes, met with some leadership of AUGS.  See MND story here.  Still AUGS stands by its promotion of [...]

By |2018-11-01T13:47:49+00:00October 22nd, 2018|News|30 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 3rd, 2018|News|7 Comments

*Op-Ed* NYT Transvaginal Mesh Coverage Misses the Big Picture

Mesh News Desk, September 26, 2018 ~  Glad to see that another media outlet shares out feeling about mainstream media coverage.  The New York Times has done two stories about transvaginal mesh, unfortunately they focused on the greedy lawyers and doctors who are preying on hapless women encouraging unnecessary surgeries. [...]

By |2018-09-30T15:46:35+00:00September 26th, 2018|Media Reports|10 Comments