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N.J. Pelvic Mesh Trial Naming Def J&J

Bergen Co NJ Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 27, 2017~ The case of Elizabeth and Tad Hrymock got underway in a Bergen Co. New Jersey courtroom today. She has filed a defective product lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its Ethicon division, alleging the TVT-O and Read more

By | 2017-11-27T16:49:34+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Legal News|0 Comments

FDA Funding: Medical Device Makers and Lap Dog Watchdogs

Consumers Union Safe Patient Project Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 29, 2016 ~ The medical device industry and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have reached tentative agreement on $1 billion in funding from the very industry it regulates. The Medical Device User Fee Agreement IV Read more

By | 2016-08-29T13:50:55+00:00 August 29th, 2016|FDA News|15 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

Global Mesh Awareness Day Twitter Party, Sunday, May 1

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 29, 2016 ~ The women behind the Facebook group, Mesh Awareness,  will be Tweeting all day and night Sunday, May 1 and will be joined by mesh awareness groups across the globe. That would include women in Scotland, the UK and The Netherlands, all of Read more

By | 2016-05-07T11:07:25+00:00 April 29th, 2016|News|39 Comments

Mesh News Desk Denied Access to Sherrer Pelvic Mesh Trial in Kansas City

Solyx pelvic mesh by Boston Scientific Mesh News Desk, January 7, 2016~ On Thursday, January 7, Mesh News Desk (MND), its editor and readers were denied access to the pool camera and coverage of the pelvic mesh trial of Eve Sherrer in Kansas City, Missouri. Sherrer v. Boston Scientific Read more

By | 2016-01-08T15:36:37+00:00 January 8th, 2016|News|23 Comments

Mesh News Desk Files Brief to Stay in Court as Sheerer Pelvic Mesh Trial Resumes

Jim Griffin, attorney for MND January 3, 2016 ~ Sherrer v Boston Scientific and C.R. Bard, Mesh News Desk Motions to Regain Coverage Access On December 24,  Mesh News Desk and Independent News Group LLC, which owns this online news and information site, filed a brief with the court Read more

By | 2016-01-03T22:18:30+00:00 January 3rd, 2016|News|22 Comments

Happy Birthday Mesh News Desk!

It's hard to believe when you are having so much (fun? is that the right word?)  but Mesh News Desk  aka Mesh Medical Device News Desk officially turns three this month, which also happens to be the month of your editor's birthday.  In that time 500 pages of copy have Read more

By | 2014-08-01T12:27:19+00:00 August 1st, 2014|Welcome|9 Comments

Your Turn: Blocking the Pain

Anonymous woman, WikiCommons A woman known to Mesh News Desk (MND) who wishes to remain anonymous because she is involved in litigation has these thoughts on blocking nerve pain. MND does not give out legal or medical recommendations so we rely on others who have had experiences they Read more

By | 2013-12-11T20:06:35+00:00 December 11th, 2013|Your Turn|5 Comments