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Pelvic Meshes Removed from Australian Market

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 18, 2017 ~ A Senate inquiry continues in Australia today and Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific present evidence on the safety and efficacy of the pelvic mesh devices. Meanwhile two meshes have been removed from the Australian market. Joanne McCarthy a reporter for Australia’s The [continue reading…]

Sixth Verdict Awards Mesh-Injured Plaintiff Record $57 Mill in Philadelphia

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 6, 2017 ~ A Philadelphia jury today delivered a $57 million verdict in the case of  mesh-injured Ella Ebaugh, deciding that Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary, Ethicon, is liable for the Pennsylvania woman’s damaged urethra, the result of two pelvic mesh implants made by the healthcare giant. The case [continue reading…]

Dr. Bendavid Answers Hernia Questions

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 2017 ~  Dr. Robert Bendavid is a leading hernia surgeon with Shouldice Clinic in Toronto, Canada. He also believes in non-mesh repairs for hernia whenever possible and Shouldice does not use mesh in its hernia repairs.   Shouldice Clinic in Thornhill, Ontario, is the only licensed hospital in [continue reading…]

J&J Medical Expert – No Problems with TVT-SECUR

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 5, 2017 ~ Today the 5-week trial of mesh-injured plaintiff Ella Ebaugh, wrapped up with closing arguments (Case No. 130700866) this morning in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. The following continues a series of insider reports into this, the sixth pelvic mesh trial in this court, which [continue reading…]

September Brings Renewed Life in Mesh Litigation

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Welcome September from Mesh Medical Device News Desk~  Mesh News Desk has been carefully watching the proceedings that are public, many of your settlements are not, and the sense is that we are nearing an end to unsustainable litigation.  Just two weeks ago, mesh manufacture, Johnson & Johnson was hit with a $417 million loss [continue reading…]

Doctors Weigh in on TVT-SECUR during Ebaugh Pelvic Mesh Trial in Philadelphia

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 1, 2017 ~ The product liability trial of Ella Ebaugh – Case no 130700866  — is currently underway in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas before Judge Michael E. Erdos. The following story reveals some of the insider information from the courtroom. This is the sixth trial in [continue reading…]

How Cases Are Dismissed – Adams v. American Medical Systems

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 28, 2017 ~ The following story underscores the importance  of  recognizing injury as soon as it happens and considering litigation. Many people are repelled by the idea of “going to court.”   MND has heard multiple times, “I’m not that sort of person,” but there is no shame [continue reading…]

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 case 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 [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…]

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