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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 Read more

By | 2018-06-20T15:57:59+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Legal News|22 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 Read more

By | 2017-05-03T07:12:07+00:00 April 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 Read more

By | 2017-03-01T11:45:49+00:00 March 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 Read more

By | 2017-01-16T13:04:14+00:00 January 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 Read more

By | 2017-11-07T06:21:28+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Medical News|30 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Trials so Far: Winners and Losers

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 3, 2016 ~ What is the outcome so far from the 32 trials that have put the issues of transvaginal mesh injuries before juries or about to be before a jury?    Since July 2012, there have been 33 cases that have gone to trial Read more

By | 2018-06-20T16:00:03+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|51 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Trials on the Horizon

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 25, 2016 ~  It has been quite some time since transvaginal mesh product liability trials were conducted.  They are scheduled to begin in December and throughout 2017. Judge Joseph Goodwin had given both sides in the transvaginal Read more

By | 2016-11-07T09:13:24+00:00 October 25th, 2016|News|66 Comments

Urogyn Society AUGS: Plaintiffs, Defense and Dissent

Lisa Rinna for Depend, Youtube 2012 Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 10, 2016 ~ It was a Wednesday afternoon course developed to meet the need for clarification among members of AUGS, the American Urogynecologic Society.   The setting was its 37th annual conference held in Denver last Read more

By | 2016-10-12T14:00:07+00:00 October 10th, 2016|News|38 Comments