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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 trial 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 vaginal [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…]

Informed Consent – What We Are Learning

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 18, 2017 ~ What are we learning about Informed Consent?  Almost all medical bodies agree informed consent, sharing information about pros and cons of a procedure to educate a patient, is important!   But what is informed consent when it comes to pelvic and hernia mesh?   What [continue reading…]

Lawyers to Mesh Plaintiffs – Settle or Be Dropped!

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 15, 2017 ~ Mesh News Desk is hearing from countless women who are being threatened with no option but to settle their transvaginal mesh case, even when the numbers do not come close to being a reasonable settlement for what she has endured. Some of that is due [continue reading…]

Surgeons Incentivized with Lamborghinis and Swiss Alps Ski Trips Internal J&J Docs Show

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 14, 2017 ~ Wealth and Status, Reputation/Ego listed as Key Values for doctors using an Ethicon/ Gynecare TVT polypropylene pelvic mesh. “Surgery is the Cha-ching thing” RETIRE RICH ABC News Australia (Australia Broadcast Company) reports (here) that the pelvic mesh scandal in that country was incentivized by mesh [continue reading…]

Transvaginal Mesh Cases in MDL – Who Is Settling, Who Isn’t

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 10, 2017 ~ Look at multidistrict litigation for transvaginal mesh cases in the U.S. and specifically the numeric listing of cases found in the Southern District of West Virginia. Which product liability cases remain opened and which are listed as closed? The numbers reveal which company is the [continue reading…]

Adkins’ Pelvic Mesh Trial Will Revisit Damages, Despite J&J Win

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 7, 2017 ~ Johnson & Johnson won a pelvic mesh trial in Philadelphia on June 9th, the first after four other pelvic mesh trials awarded damages to the mesh-injured plaintiff.  The case isn’t over yet.   Kimberly Adkins was the first plaintiff in the Philadelphia Court of Common [continue reading…]

Mesh Pain – What Works for You?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 4, 2017 ~ A few readers have called in that they find relief from mesh pain through some unusual options.  Many readers want to avoid opiate use which can lead to addiction and constipation.  Please let us know what works for you?  JACKIE Jackie Bensinger, an acupuncturist from [continue reading…]

Opinion: Why the US Can’t Get its Mesh Message Out

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 26, 2017 – The following is one woman’s opinion on why the US is not having the same outcome in getting out its mesh message to the media.  What she doesn’t mention is that law firms representing the injured have all warned their clients to keep quiet and [continue reading…]

UK Mesh Report- A Whitewash?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 26, 2017 ~ A report from the UK government stops short of calling for an outright mesh ban such as is underway in Scotland. Anger is erupting at a newly released government report on transvaginal mesh. The report released this week is here. At least 7,800 women in [continue reading…]

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