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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 Read more

By | 2018-12-04T14:24:20+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Legal News|3 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 Read more

By | 2018-12-03T14:59:48+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Sticky|44 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 Read more

By | 2018-11-07T10:53:19+00:00 November 6th, 2018|FDA News|3 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 Read more

By | 2018-11-19T01:15:40+00:00 November 1st, 2018|News|39 Comments

Industry Paints Rosy Picture About Vaginal Mesh and its Future

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 24, 2018 ~ Industry White Papers continue to point to a bright future for polypropylene mesh implants despite the number of patient injuries and the unanswered mysteries as to why they exist.   MESH INDUSTRY PROSPECTS “Vaginal Mesh is Booming” the market research report promises. Read more

By | 2018-10-24T15:31:23+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Featured|1 Comment

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

J&J Wins Mesothelioma Talcum Powder case in NJ

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 11, 2018 ~ J&J has won a talcum powder case in New Jersey, filed by a woman who claims the asbestos in the powder gave her mesothelioma. J&J Wins Mesothelioma Talcum Powder case in NJ A talcum powder case being heard in a New Read more

By | 2018-10-11T22:42:47+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Featured, Talcum Powder/Cancer|0 Comments

Dickson v Ethicon Depo is Set Over Mother’s Mesh Death

Mary Dickson Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 1, 2018~ Mary Dickson is set to have her deposition taken Tuesday. She is trying to keep her mother's wrongful death, defective product case against Johnson & Johnson alive, despite the hurdles.  She is facing off with Johnson & Johnson Read more

By | 2018-10-03T14:29:28+00:00 October 1st, 2018|News|4 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. Read more

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

*New* McFarland Jury Deadlock Results in Mistrial

TVT and TVT-O, surology.com Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 24, 2018- After four days of deliberation, jurors in the trasnsvaginal mesh case of Susan McFarland v. healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (Ethicon) ended in a deadlocked jury. Judge Michael Erdos had no option but to call for Read more

By | 2018-10-04T17:57:27+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Legal News|18 Comments