Jane Akre, editor Mesh News Desk This story was originally submitted to the New York Times as an Op-Ed. It was not picked up. So far mainstream media has a blackout on this type of news, likely because of the potential advertisers who make these medical devices. I Read more
On Friday, October 11, AMS, American Medical Systems, was given a limited green light to look into what it alleges could be a fraudulent "scheme" to stack the deck in the plaintiff's favor in the ongoing transvaginal mesh litigation. At the same time, those alleged in the questionable activities were Read more
May 7, 2013 ~ The Marion Carpenter v American Medical Systems product liability trial is set to begin in San Bernardino County California on May 13. Carpenter has filed a medical malpractice action against her doctors and a products liability action against American Medical System. She is represented by Stewart Read more
If you find it difficult to understand all of the different types of synthetic transvaginal mesh, this graphic from The Female Patient, April 2009 may help.
American Medical Systems Files its Position Statement Laying Out its Strategy in Court in Defective Mesh Lawsuits
April 9, 2012 ~ On Friday, April 6, American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS) of Minnetonka, Minnesota filed its Position Statement with federal court in the Southern District of West Virginia laying out its strategy in its defense of its synthetic surgical mesh used to treat female conditions of Read more
Boston Scientific Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit Lawsuit Filed According to a story in About Lawsuits.com, a woman from Louisiana has filed a lawsuit against Boston Scientific after she says she was injured and debilitated by the Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit made by Boston Scientific. The woman, Minnie V. Read more