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Ethicon Tries Unsuccessfully to Have Hammons’ Issues Revisited

Prolift, from Sumsuro, Japan Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 5, 2018 ~ The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas has been a problem venue for Johnson & Johnson in its pelvic mesh litigation. So far, the device maker has won just one pelvic mesh product liability case with [...]

By |2018-09-07T17:26:10-04:00September 5th, 2018|Legal News|2 Comments

Adkins Pelvic Mesh Trial in Philadelphia Enters 13th Day Friday

TVT SEcur from Russian website Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 9, 2017 ~ The trial of Kimberly Adkins enters its 13th day in a Philadelphia Courtroom, focused on the Ethicon pelvic mesh product TVT-Secur, which is no longer on the market.  The trial of Kimberly Adkins v. [...]

By |2017-06-09T06:04:21-04:00June 8th, 2017|Sticky|6 Comments

Kavaler Expert Witness for J&J on Stand in Beltz Mesh Trial

Dr. Eizabeth Kavaler, Medical Expert for J&J Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 17, 2017~ Dr. Elizabeth Kavaler, a urogynecologist, appeared as an expert witness for Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson, in a Philadelphia product liability trial over transvaginal mesh Wednesday. The defense presented her as [...]

By |2017-06-01T20:45:15-04:00May 18th, 2017|News|51 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Cases Top 100k, Judge Wants To End MDL

from Whistleblower Law insights Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 30, 2017 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin overseeing the transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL) reportedly wants to end the MDL sometime this year. The mass tort is now at 100,731 product liability cases filed in the West Virginia federal [...]

By |2017-02-21T20:06:16-05:00February 7th, 2017|Legal News|41 Comments

What is Multidistrict Litigation?

Byrd federal court, Charleston WV Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 16, 2016 ~ MDL, Multidistrict Litigation.  Readers of Mesh Medical Device News Desk have been hearing about the court where most of the transvaginal mesh cases are consolidated. But what is the MDL and how did it get [...]

By |2017-01-05T19:46:49-05:00December 16th, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|1 Comment

Court Imposes Sanctions on AMS for its Pursuit of Dr. Walker

Dr. Christopher Walker, UroGyn Specialists Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 28, 2016 ~ He has been profiled by Mesh News Desk (also an advertiser at one time) and DrugWatch. Urogynecologist, Dr. Christopher Walker is considered one of the more well-known and competent mesh-removal doctors in the country. [...]

By |2016-12-09T18:51:32-05:00November 28th, 2016|News|25 Comments

Oldest J&J Pelvic Mesh Cases Readied for Trial in West Virginia Court

Disintegrating J&J mesh, Sling the Mesh campaign Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 2, 2016 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin, who is overseeing more than 97,000 defective product cases in his federal court in Charleston, had predicted neither side would like his future rulings if they did not make [...]

By |2016-11-05T14:49:56-04:00November 2nd, 2016|News|42 Comments

Study: Autoimmune Response to Transvaginal Mesh

Macrophages at work, Stonybrook Medicine Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 21, 2016 ~ A study published this month is just the latest to confirm that there is an autoimmune response some women experience after a transvaginal mesh implant. It further dispels the notion many doctors believe that vaginal [...]

By |2016-08-21T22:32:30-04:00August 21st, 2016|Medical News|14 Comments