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Kaiser $20 Million Prolift Pelvic Mesh Case Survives Ethicon Challenge

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 15, 2020~  An Indiana pelvic mesh trial naming defendant, Ethicon has survived it's recent challenge and Barbara Kaiser and her legal team are set to receive $20 million, unless Ethicon launches another challenge.   Barbara Kaiser is one step closer to seeing an end to [...]

By |2020-03-17T16:49:28-04:00January 15th, 2020|Legal News|9 Comments

First Trial of J&J’s Artisyn Pelvic Mesh Underway in Miami

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 9, 2020 ~ A product liability pelvic mesh trial naming Johnson & Johnson began this Monday in US District Court in Miami for the first pelvic mesh not implanted transvaginally to treat stress urinary incontinence. Charlotte Salinero of Miami and her husband, Efran, filed [...]

By |2020-01-15T16:29:14-05:00January 9th, 2020|News|4 Comments

New Zealand Surgical Mesh Restorative Justice Report Released

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 12, 2019 ~ New Zealand  has just released a report seven months in the making that acknowledges the severity of surgical mesh harms.  More than 600 people affected by surgical mesh have participated in a New Zealand report to restore justice to those affected [...]

By |2020-01-15T16:29:36-05:00December 12th, 2019|Featured|2 Comments

Vaginal Mesh Nerve Injuries- Why Do They Go Unnoticed?

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 6, 2019 ~ Vaginal mesh sling nerve injuries go largely untreated Why are urogynecologists largely ignoring the injuries caused by the placement of transvaginal mesh? For one thing,  they remain largely untrained, despite the information surrounding more than 100-thousand lawsuits filed due to injuries [...]

By |2020-05-08T12:45:17-04:00November 6th, 2019|Your Turn|12 Comments

J&J Recalls Talcum Powder Found Tainted with Asbestos

Mesh Medical Device news Desk, October 18, 2019 ~ The first time ever, Johnson & Johnson is recalling a shipment of baby powder after the FDA found some evidence of asbestos in one of the bottles. This will not serve the defense in the growing number of baby powder/mesothelioma/ ovarian [...]

By |2019-10-18T14:41:06-04:00October 18th, 2019|Media Reports|0 Comments

$117 Mill Multistate Settlement with J&J Over Deceptive Mesh Marketing

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 17, 2019 ~ The business model for Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon Inc. medical device subdivision appears to be - Push ahead and if caught, pay the fines. * J&J has just offered $4 billion to settle about 2,000 lawsuits connected with its [...]

By |2019-11-06T15:19:30-05:00October 17th, 2019|News|61 Comments

Bard, Ethicon, Coloplast Trials on the Horizon

Kila Baldwin, Kline Specter Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 9, 2019~ At one time, mesh trials were being conducted on a regular basis. While they were supposed to indicate the relative value of each case, that never happened and instead, mesh makers have decided to settled with [...]

By |2019-10-09T19:41:48-04:00October 9th, 2019|Legal News|26 Comments

Reactions to the Death of Hernia Surgeon, Dr. Robert Bendavid

Dr. Robert Bendavid, MD Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 7, 2019~ Reactions are coming in to the sudden death of surgeon, researcher, and tireless patient advocate, Robert Bendavid, M.D. who died in a Toronto area hospital Monday, September 30. Dr. Bendavid had been too ill to present [...]

By |2019-10-17T15:24:01-04:00October 7th, 2019|Hernia Mesh|3 Comments

Mesh Victims United Receives Nonprofit Approval by IRS, Announces New Projects

Mesh Medical News Desk, September 24, 2019 ~ Donations will now be tax deductible for those who support Mesh Victims United, a patient support and education group addressing all polypropylene mesh injuries.  Here is the Press Release announcement!  All are invited to join and be part of a collective effort [...]

By |2019-09-24T14:33:19-04:00September 24th, 2019|Featured|2 Comments

West Virginia Becomes 5th State to Sue J&J Over Pelvic Mesh Marketing

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 20, 2019 ~  With the potential for every state to file suit against J&J over violating consumer protection laws, this latest one is from the Attorney General's office in West Virginia. It accuses the healthcare giant of deceiving residents of the state by fraudulently [...]

By |2019-10-07T16:50:42-04:00September 20th, 2019|Featured|33 Comments