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Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Pelvic Pain Management

Mesh News Desk, March 10, 2016 ~  Thanks to Still Standing for her series on the management of pelvic pain following a mesh implant.  Her contribution as someone who has studied and teaches pain management professionally, is very much appreciated. Still Standing cannot be identified because she is involved in Read more

By | 2016-10-04T10:21:36+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Medical News|35 Comments

Mesh Settlements and Pudendal Neuralgia

Pudendal Nerve, YouTube Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 21, 2016 ~ Mesh Settlements- Will You Say Yes? You may recall earlier this year, Johnson & Johnson made an offer to settle up to 3,000 lawsuits filed by women who claim injuries from the company’s pelvic mesh.  The $120 Read more

By | 2016-08-24T12:36:47+00:00 August 21st, 2016|News|18 Comments

AMS Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits Settled and Dismissed by the Hundreds

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 9, 2016 ~ Six hundred pelvic mesh lawsuits dismissed in one work week.  Unlike the snails pace of federal pelvic mesh litigation, Mesh News Desk has learned that over the last work week, 673 product liability lawsuits concerning pelvic mesh made by American Medical Systems Read more

By | 2016-06-11T19:29:25+00:00 June 9th, 2016|News|102 Comments

Mesh Rally Rescheduled Around Edwards v. Ethicon Trial in August

Campaigner in WV Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 16  2016 ~ It's been rescheduled at least five times before.  The case of Edwards v. Ethicon (Case No. 2:12-cv-09972),  filed in multidistrict litigation in Charleston, WV, which was scheduled for June 3 for jury selection with the opening scheduled Read more

By | 2016-06-09T09:46:02+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Legal News|31 Comments

Mesh-Injured Woman Facing Homelessness

She is a reader of Mesh News Desk.  She belongs to several Facebook groups started by mesh- injured women. “Suzy” must remain anonymous because she is represented by legal counsel. Suzy is losing her home.  Many women and men, disabled by their polypropylene pelvic and hernia mesh devices, have also Read more

By | 2015-09-29T15:52:50+00:00 September 29th, 2015|Your Turn|37 Comments

Media Coverage Leaves Tainted Impression of Mesh Injury Surgeries and Medical Lien Companies

Deconstructing “The Lien Machine” MND, September 3, 2015 ~A recent series of Reuter’s articles takes a broad swipe at the industries that helps women find the resources they need to obtain mesh-removal surgeries. With 100,000 plaintiffs now joined in litigation against seven mesh manufacturers, removal of the polypropylene mesh implant Read more

By | 2015-09-03T22:48:17+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Media Reports|38 Comments

Expecting a Mesh Settlement? Will a Special Needs Trust Work for You?

Many women find themselves in this situation – they are about to receive a settlement as a result of a personal injury lawsuit, in this case a pelvic mesh injury.    But if she also receives any means-tested government disability benefits, this settlement might not seem like good news at all. Settlement Read more

By | 2015-07-07T19:09:07+00:00 July 7th, 2015|Your Turn|52 Comments

Eleventh-Hour Settlement in Bard Avaulta Trial Set to Begin in Charleston Federal Court

Lori Cohen and team in Charleston, August 2013 Mesh News Desk  has learned from two reputable sources connected to the court that a settlement was reached over the weekend in the federal trial of  Debra Wise v. C.R. Bard. It was set to begin before Judge Joseph R. Goodwin Read more

By | 2015-02-16T00:10:02+00:00 February 16th, 2015|News|74 Comments

The Difference Between Hope and Despair – Same Facts, Different Way of Telling a Story

Hal Lewis By Halley B. (Hal) Lewis, III, of Fonvielle Lewis Foote & Messer (wrongfullyinjured.com) “Life isn't fair.” It’s a saying that has probably been around since Adam and Eve were banished from the Garden of Eden, and it’s a feeling that every victim of defective surgical mesh probably experiences on Read more

By | 2017-06-12T13:55:19+00:00 February 10th, 2015|Legal News|201 Comments
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