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Philadelphia Firms Asks Judge Goodwin to Deny Paying MDL Lawyers Millions in Fees and Expenses

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 3, 2018 ~ It had to happen.  The hundreds of millions of dollars resulting from the 5% common benefit fund, paid by injured plaintiffs, must be distributed to pelvic mesh litigation lawyers. But how?  One firm says pay half of the fund back to [...]

By |2018-12-11T12:00:10+00:00December 3rd, 2018|News|78 Comments

Dickson v Ethicon Depo is Set Over Mother’s Mesh Death

Mary Dickson Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 1, 2018~ Mary Dickson is set to have her deposition taken Tuesday. She is trying to keep her mother's wrongful death, defective product case against Johnson & Johnson alive, despite the hurdles.  She is facing off with Johnson & Johnson [...]

By |2018-10-03T14:29:28+00:00October 1st, 2018|News|4 Comments

McFarland v. Ethicon Makes TVT-O Design the Focus in Philadelphia Pelvic Mesh Case

TVT-O from Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 21, 2018 ~ Four new pelvic mesh lawsuits will be heard in the coming months after a long lapse with no trial action.  The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas is the next venue. Monday, August 27, is the opening [...]

By |2018-09-10T15:40:22+00:00August 21st, 2018|News|19 Comments

Mesh Trials So Far – Plaintiff v. Defendant

Plaintiffs' lawyers filing into Charleston court. Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  November 2017 ~ Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND) keeps tabs on the pelvic mesh litigation so far.  Here are the Transvaginal Mesh Cases as of today:  1. 7/12: $5.5 million – Christine Scott – C.R. Bard Avaulta Plus [...]

By |2018-06-20T15:57:59+00:00November 28th, 2017|Legal News|24 Comments

Mesh Trials Ahead with No Prospect of Settling

Scale of Justice, Wikicommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), April 18, 2017~Protracted transvaginal mesh (TVM) litigation has many law firms moving onto the next attractive Mass Tort and clearing out their inventory. What remains when the dust settles?   The online add for the publisher Harris Martin [...]

By |2017-05-03T07:12:07+00:00April 19th, 2017|Featured|34 Comments

Sullivan V Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Case Settles on Eve of Trial

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh News Desk, (MND) March 1, 2017~ The March 13th pelvic mesh trial of Sullivan v. Boston Scientific will not be heard because it has settled. There is no word on the specifics of that settlement. It is the first of many cases [...]

By |2017-03-01T11:45:49+00:00March 1st, 2017|Legal News|12 Comments

TOT Has Twice the Risk of Re-Operation of Transvaginal Tape

Harvard Patient Education Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 11, 2017 ~ Transobturator tape used to treat incontinence, has twice the risk of re-operation as transvaginal tape, according to Danish researchers.  Danish researchers find that the risk of a re-operation with a TOT or transobturator tape was twice [...]

By |2017-01-16T13:04:14+00:00January 11th, 2017|News|30 Comments

Polypropylene Resin Not Meant for Human Implants

Polypropylene raw resin pellets Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 6 2017 ~ The polypropylene resin material  that is used to make mesh used for hernia repair and transvaginal mesh, is not supposed to be used in the human body. But that's exactly what's happened for more than [...]

By |2017-11-07T06:21:28+00:00January 6th, 2017|Medical News|31 Comments