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

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

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…]

AU Mesh Trial Introduces Bleak Picture of Money Driven Physician

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 10, 2017 ~ In a class action trial of 700 Australian women who claim injuries from pelvic mesh, Johnson & Johnson documents reveal the sales pitch used to urge physicians to readily adopt the pelvic mesh implants. It’s estimated 8,000 Australian women were implanted with pelvic mesh beginning in [continue reading…]

J&J Wins First Pelvic Mesh Trial in Philadelphia

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 10, 2017 ~ The fifth trial over its family of polypropylene pelvic mesh finally secures healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson a win in this Philadelphia court.  After four straight losses in a Philadelphia court to plaintiffs injured by pelvic mesh, a jury agreed with Johnson & Johnson Friday [continue reading…]

Is Huskey Pelvic Mesh Case Going to the Supremes?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 7, 2017 ~ The  pelvic mesh case of Huskey v. Ethicon has been in the courts since 2012. After she won a defective product case before a jury in 2014 and was awarded $3.27 million, J&J appealed and lost. Now Ethicon/ J&J wants the U.S. Supreme Court to [continue reading…]

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

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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 a medical expert in the case of Beltz v. Ethicon. [*UPDATE-  The Beltz [continue reading…]

Huskey Transvaginal Mesh $3.27 Million Award Affirmed by Appeals Court

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 1, 2017 ~ Huskey Case Affirmed by Appeals Court becoming the third transvaginal mesh case to survive the appeals process.  The transvaginal mesh award of $3.27 million in the case of Jo Huskey v. Ethicon has survive an appeal by the healthcare giant. Huskey v. Ethicon, Inc. (2:12-cv-05201)  [continue reading…]

2016 – The Mesh Year in Review

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 29, 2016 ~ It may not seem like much has happened in the world of polypropylene mesh implants this year, but a review of 2016 tells otherwise. There have been changes and shifts in litigation and research, albeit moving much too slowly for the 100,000 or so mesh-injured patients [continue reading…]

Mullins Pelvic Mesh Trial Set for March

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  February 21, 2017 ~ After much delay, the Mullins case, a defective pelvic mesh trial of 24 women, is still on schedule for March 6, in Charleston WV. This is an attempt by Judge Joseph Goodwin, who is overseeing multidistrict litigation in his federal court, to move along cases that [continue reading…]

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

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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 some effort to settle outstanding transvaginal mesh cases. Judge Goodwin is making good [continue reading…]

Mullins v. J&J Pelvic Mesh Case of 37 Plaintiffs to be Rescheduled

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Mesh News Desk, March 9, 2016 ~ While details are yet to be issued, Mesh News Desk has learned that the Mullins v. J&J trial scheduled for April 11, 2016 in federal court in Charleston, WV has been rescheduled. The case is named for the lead plaintiff, Terreski Mullins. Mullins, et al. v. Ethicon, Inc. [continue reading…]

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