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Story Corps Wants to Hear Your Story!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 8, 2018 ~ A campaign by the Bleeding Edge hosted by StoryCorps amasses real human testimonials about an issue of our time! Those stories will be archives in the Library of Congress.  The Core Principles of StoryCorp: "Our mission is to preserve and share [...]

By |2018-08-08T12:16:03-04:00August 8th, 2018|Your Turn|2 Comments

Lawsuits Scheduled for Ethicon’s Physiomesh Hernia Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 25, 2016 ~  The first lawsuits have been scheduled for the Ethicon Physiomesh, a hernia mesh used for repairs. The hernia mesh has been removed from the global market after reports it degraded inside patients and did not function as intended.   Medical professionals [...]

By |2017-01-10T13:20:13-05:00October 25th, 2016|Legal News|19 Comments

Four Years of News on Pelvic and Hernia Mesh Problems

Jane Akre Happy Birthday to Mesh News Desk.   Four years old this past August began the journey.  From 2,500 mesh injury cases then, there are now more than 83,019 pelvic mesh product liability actions filed in one court.  Meanwhile, hernia and pelvic mesh problems continue to mount as [...]

By |2015-08-01T11:35:44-04:00August 1st, 2015|Welcome|17 Comments

J&J Execs Fight Deposition Request to Explain Mesh Particles in Packages

Ethicon mesh and blue particles MND, June 26, 2015 ~ According to a filing in a West Virginia federal court last week, Johnson & Johnson objects to the document production request its executives must bring to their August 5th oral and videotaped deposition. Last month the healthcare giant was told [...]

By |2015-06-26T15:26:41-04:00June 26th, 2015|News|126 Comments