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Docs Still Support Mid-Urethral Slings

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 22, 2017 ~ Many doctors cling to the assessment of their medical societies that mid-urethral slings, also known as polypropylene “tape” or “hammocks,” are the Gold Standard for the treatment of incontinence.   The only thing that seems to be changing a bit is the realization that there [continue reading…]

Hernia Mesh Leaving Men in Pain – BBC

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 21, 2017 ~ With a million hernia operations annually, according to the US Hernia Society, men in Northern Ireland have gone public with their mesh complications, as reported by the BBC.  The BBC (here) is reporting on men in pain following their hernia mesh implants. Following the very [continue reading…]

Supreme Court Decision Forces Talc Plaintiffs Out of MO Court

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), September 20, 2017 ~ We are seeing out fall out from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision. Not only will mesh-injured women be forced out of a plaintiff-friendly Philadelphia court, but a number of talc-injured women are being ousted from the Missouri court that has delivered $300 million [continue reading…]

Pelvic Meshes Removed from Australian Market

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 18, 2017 ~ A Senate inquiry continues in Australia today and Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific present evidence on the safety and efficacy of the pelvic mesh devices. Meanwhile two meshes have been removed from the Australian market. Joanne McCarthy a reporter for Australia’s The [continue reading…]

Sixth Verdict Awards Mesh-Injured Plaintiff Record $57 Mill in Philadelphia

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 6, 2017 ~ A Philadelphia jury today delivered a $57 million verdict in the case of  mesh-injured Ella Ebaugh, deciding that Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary, Ethicon, is liable for the Pennsylvania woman’s damaged urethra, the result of two pelvic mesh implants made by the healthcare giant. The case [continue reading…]

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

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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 reports into this, the sixth pelvic mesh trial in this court, which [continue reading…]

How Cases Are Dismissed – Adams v. American Medical Systems

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 28, 2017 ~ The following story underscores the importance  of  recognizing injury as soon as it happens and considering litigation. Many people are repelled by the idea of “going to court.”   MND has heard multiple times, “I’m not that sort of person,” but there is no shame [continue reading…]

Inside the Ebaugh v. Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 23, 2017 ~ The trial of Ella Ebaugh got underway earlier this month and the pelvic mesh case is close to going to the jury. Ebaugh, 51, was implanted with two pelvic meshes made by the defendant Ethicon, (Johnson & Johnson) – the TVT-SECUR and the TVT (tension-free [continue reading…]

A Guide to Polypropylene or PP

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 22, 2017 ~ What the heck is polypropylene?  Its the polymer plastic that makes up many medical devices, including permanently implanted ones.   Polypropylene is also known as PP.  If you want to know more, use the Search Bar on Mesh Medical Device News Desk and put in [continue reading…]

Record $417 Million Verdict Against J&J in California Talc Case

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 21, 2017 ~ Monday marks not just an eclipse but a major earth-shattering jury verdict delivering a $417 million loss to J&J in the first California talcum powder cancer case.   The majority of the award is punitive damages aimed at sending a message to J&J. Monday morning, [continue reading…]

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