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Hammons Prolift Case $12.8 Million Verdict Upheld

Prolift, MedTech Marketing Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 20, 2018 ~ Patricia Hammons' Prolift pelvic mesh trial against Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson, handed her a $12.8 million jury verdict.  Yesterday it survived the latest appeal filed by J&J.  Patricia Hammons was awarded $12.8 million Read more

By | 2018-06-20T17:19:34+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Legal News|2 Comments

New Hampshire Lawmaker Asking FDA for Answers After 60 Minutes Report

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 20, 2018 ~ A U.S. Senator from New Hampshire wants some answers from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) following a controversial 60 Minutes report on Boston Scientific and the means it went to to secure a new supply of polypropylene (PP) from China Read more

By | 2018-06-20T14:44:45+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Sticky|5 Comments

Boston Scientific Meshes Not Defective Says Jurors

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 18, 2018 ~  Friday June 15th, a Woburn, Mass. jury came back deciding for Boston Scientific in the 16 day trial of Ana and Jose Martinez. Jurors decided the Pinnacle and Obtryx pelvic mesh products were not defective and the  company did not fail Read more

By | 2018-06-20T14:46:49+00:00 June 18th, 2018|News|7 Comments

Martinez v Boston Scientific Plaintiff Opens

Jim Waldenberger, Kline Specter Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 12, 2018 ~ During the opening arguments, an attorney for Ms. Martinez says the company knew its products would cause the pain suffered by Ms. Martinez. Jim Waldenberger of Kline Specter, one of two attorneys representing Ana and Read more

By | 2018-06-18T15:46:47+00:00 June 12th, 2018|News|2 Comments

Martinez Trial Underway – The FDA Debate

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 11, 2018 ~ The following story is retrieved from the first full day of the Ana Martinez v Boston Scientific trial being heard in Massachusetts Superior Court in Woburn, Mass. The judge's instruction to the jurors began during day 4, on May 30, 2018, Read more

By | 2018-06-12T11:31:33+00:00 June 11th, 2018|News|5 Comments

Transvaginal and Hernia Mesh Still Used Today – What You Should Ask?

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 5, 2018 ~ Your editor of Mesh News Desk is hearing from newly mesh-implanted women who are being told the same thing. (Talking points carefully crafted by public relations professionals?)  That is - this is a "New Mesh"  not the same mesh you've heard  Read more

By | 2018-06-06T14:11:18+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Op-Ed|5 Comments

Philadelphia Gets Green Light as Venue for J&J Pelvic Mesh Cases

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 23, 2018 ~ For some plaintiffs, it can make all of the difference where their case is litigated. Some courts and judges are known to be more friendly to injured plaintiffs. If you are a defendant, Big Insurance, Big Asbestos, Big Tobacco - you call Read more

By | 2018-06-02T15:27:58+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Legal News|7 Comments

Ask Questions, Seek Answers in Upcoming Mesh Webinar

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 21, 2018 ~ On June 6th, the first Mesh Webinar will be conducted from 5 to 7 pm EST.   Sign up Here.  Mesh litigation, polypropylene, multidistrict litigation, individual cases and settlement dollars, state court vs. MDL, what is a fair settlement?  These are just some Read more

By | 2018-05-23T11:56:35+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Mesh Reading Room Resource|7 Comments

Luke’s Journey with Inguinal Hernia- Gut Resolution

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 21, 2018 ~ Luke’s problem started with an abdominal crunch in a college gym.  He felt a twinge in his groin.  It was later diagnosed as an inguinal hernia. An inguinal hernia bulge is a protrusion of the colon through a weakened section of Read more

By | 2018-05-21T13:15:32+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Medical News|0 Comments