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Cisson Case Tests Georgia’s Punitive Damages

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 24, 2017 ~ The Cisson v. C.R. Bard case resulted in a windfall for Georgia’s state treasury, not for Cisson.  Tort reform came in Georgia in 1987. The Georgia Tort Reform Act was launched by Big Business, such as tobacco and asbestos, to curtail plaintiff victories in court. [continue reading…]

Mesh Injured Women Found

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Mesh News Desk, April 11, 2017 ~ Mesh Medical Device News Desk (Mesh News Desk) recently noted that nine mesh injured women were about to have their product liability cases naming C.R. Bard dropped from transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation being held in federal court in Charleston, WV. The judge who is overseeing more than [continue reading…]

Your Turn – Traumatic Evil, Pocket Change of Tyrants

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 20, 2017 ~ The following essay was written by a mesh-injured woman. She is looking forward to an upcoming trip where she will sit on a beach and contemplate her present and her future. These words represent her opinion.  She prefers to stay anonymous.   Traumatic Evil, Pocket [continue reading…]

Pain for Profit Alleges AMS and Reuters

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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 writes about Rep. Bob Goodlatte, a Virginia Republican who [continue reading…]

How to Avoid and Deal with Pelvic Mesh Litigation

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  Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 25, 2016 ~  That is the title of an article in August issue of UroToday by Dr. Matthew Karlovsky. Dr. Karlovsky, a board certified urologist, is with Arizona State Urological Institute in Phoenix in the Division of Female Pelvic Health. He is fellowship training is in women’s [continue reading…]

January Pelvic Mesh Trial Set for New Jersey, Smith v. Ethicon

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 21, 2016 ~ It’s been a very long time since there was a pelvic mesh product liability trial in New Jersey. The first case was Linda Gross v Ethicon held February 2013, which resulted in an $11.1 million verdict for Ms. Gross which is still on appeal, though [continue reading…]

Canadian Coverage of Mesh Complications Continues

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June 28, 2016,  Mesh Medical Device News Desk~ Canadian Television news recently did a report on Canadian women living with the aftereffects of painful pelvic mesh. The video features Chrissy Brajcic, 40, of Windsor Ontario who has been hospitalized with repeated infections, nausea, vomit and pain even though her removal of pelvic mesh was [continue reading…]

Opioids for Pelvic Pain – What Are the Alternatives?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 23, 2016 ~ Douglas Scott got an ultimatum from his wife – wean yourself off opioid medication, he began to treat pain after two car accidents, or expect changes at home. Today Mr. Scott is narcotics free. Instead he entered a program and spent five weeks, six hours [continue reading…]

Global Mesh Awareness Day Twitter Party, Sunday, May 1

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 29, 2016 ~ The women behind the Facebook group, Mesh Awareness,  will be Tweeting all day and night Sunday, May 1 and will be joined by mesh awareness groups across the globe. That would include women in Scotland, the UK and The Netherlands, all of which have very active [continue reading…]

Noni Wideman to Consumers Union Concerning Pelvic Mesh

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Mesh News Desk, March 14, 2016 ~ Noni Wideman, a survivor of a polypropylene mesh implant, writes the following letter to Consumers Union.   CU and specifically Lisa McGiffert have been involved in the pelvic mesh issue through Safe Patient Project, proposing that medical devices carry a warranty not unlike the refrigerator you buy. [continue reading…]

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