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Judge Gives Green Light to Millions to Lawyers in Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 5, 2019 ~ The judge overseeing more than 100-thousand pelvic mesh product liability lawsuits addressed the looming question of whether or not lawyers involved in the cases could collect upward of $550 million in fees and expenses in the mesh litigation. On Wednesday, January [...]

By |2019-02-11T17:25:59-04:00February 6th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|48 Comments

Bard Hernia Cases Moving Forward, Trials in 2020

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 30, 2019~ Bard Hernia Cases Moving Forward, Using the lessons of TVM. Bard MDL 2846 (2:18-md-02846) has formed in the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, and is reported to be user-friendly for the law firms involved in this multidistrict litigation (MDL). These product liability [...]

By |2019-01-30T16:25:31-04:00January 30th, 2019|Legal News|0 Comments

Prolift Trial Moves into Closing Arguments

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 30, 2019 - Emmet Closing Arguments The trial of Suzanne Emmet moves into closing arguments today in a Philadelphia courtroom after a lengthy trial that began before the holidays. *Please note, Emmet is spelled both ways in filed documents, with one "t" or two. [...]

By |2019-02-03T21:11:31-04:00January 30th, 2019|News|1 Comment

AUGS Letter Revealed, Keep Slings Alive

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 21, 2019~In an effort to keep alive the mid-urethral sling (MUS) as an option for women experiencing incontinence, a medical society has written a letter to oppose the upcoming trial of Washington State v. Ethicon.   Mesh News Desk now has the letter.    Subscribers [...]

By |2019-01-30T12:54:44-04:00January 21st, 2019|News|17 Comments

Women Suffer Depression and Self-Harm from Mesh Implants, Study Finds

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 16, 2019 ~ It may not come as a surprise to the many readers of Mesh News Desk (MND) who have been implanted with a polypropylene surgical mesh to treat incontinence and prolapse, but many women suffer complications and depression as a result. A [...]

By |2019-01-21T16:05:58-04:00January 16th, 2019|News|4 Comments

Mesh and Catastrophic Injuries Moving Forward

Dr. Greg Vigna, MD, JD Dr. Greg Vigna, MD, JD, is a doctor and a lawyer and has been involved with mesh-related complications since 2013.  His focus is on pudendal and obturator neuralgia and complex regional pain syndrome. These are considered catastrophic injuries related to the placement of [...]

By |2019-01-30T12:57:40-04:00January 7th, 2019|Medical News|3 Comments

Dr. Shirin Towfigh – Hernia Mesh and Why We Remove It

Dr. Shirin Towfigh Mesh News Desk is preparing a series of stories on hernia mesh as litigation begins to focus on this polypropylene medical device. It is the same material that has been made into pelvic mesh and caused hundreds of thousands of complications worldwide. Complications are similar [...]

By |2019-01-16T14:44:47-04:00January 3rd, 2019|News|5 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-01-07T14:48:32-04:00December 4th, 2018|Legal News|15 Comments

Philadelphia Firm 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 [...]

By |2019-02-06T00:25:50-04:00December 3rd, 2018|News|80 Comments