Multidistrict Litigation

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Pelvic Mesh MDL is Closing to New Cases!

MAM rally in Charleston, WV in 2015 Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 25, 2018 ~ It was opened in January of 2012. The multidistrict litigation (MDL) court handling pelvic mesh cases swelled to more than 104,000 cases.  Now Judge Goodwin who oversees the MDL has issued orders Read more

By | 2018-06-25T15:06:43+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Legal News|35 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Cases in MDL – Who Is Settling, Who Isn’t

Scales of Justice, WikiCommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 10, 2017 ~ Look at multidistrict litigation for transvaginal mesh cases in the U.S. and specifically the numeric listing of cases found in the Southern District of West Virginia. Which product liability cases remain opened and which are Read more

By | 2017-08-10T13:28:32+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Featured|21 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Cases Top 100k, Judge Wants To End MDL

from Whistleblower Law insights Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 30, 2017 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin overseeing the transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL) reportedly wants to end the MDL sometime this year. The mass tort is now at 100,731 product liability cases filed in the West Virginia federal Read more

By | 2017-02-21T20:06:16+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Legal News|41 Comments

How to Look Up Your Pelvic Mesh Case

                  Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 2, 2017 ~ Many of you already know how to look up your pelvic mesh case filed in federal court. Here is a step-by-step way to find it through a Google Search. This applies only Read more

By | 2017-01-02T10:42:23+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|24 Comments

What is Multidistrict Litigation?

Byrd federal court, Charleston WV Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 16, 2016 ~ MDL, Multidistrict Litigation.  Readers of Mesh Medical Device News Desk have been hearing about the court where most of the transvaginal mesh cases are consolidated. But what is the MDL and how did it get Read more

By | 2017-01-05T19:46:49+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|1 Comment

*Breaking News * Mesh-Injured Woman Pushes Against Caldera Mesh Settlement

Image, Linda Nylind for The Guardian Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 20, 2016~ Twelve years ago today a grandmother was implanted with a Caldera Medical pelvic mesh used to treat incontinence, which she says she didn’t have. Today she is urging a quiet revolution that threatens to Read more

By | 2016-12-02T06:25:24+00:00 April 21st, 2016|News|52 Comments

First Pelvic Mesh MDL Mentor ObTape Plaintiff Awarded $4.4 Million

Mentor ObTape Mesh News Desk, Feb 23, 2016 ~ A federal trial in Georgia delivered another blow to Johnson & Johnson over its pelvic mesh. On Thursday, February 18, a jury deliberated three hours to award plaintiff Teresa Taylor $4.4 million, which includes $400,000 in compensatory damages and Read more

By | 2016-02-22T15:50:38+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|News|10 Comments

Isreali Lawyers Preparing Class Action Defective Product Suits Over Prolift Mesh

Statue, WikiCommons More news is coming into Mesh News Desk from around the world concerning mesh litigation. Johnson & Johnson is being sued in Israel over complications linked to its Prolift Vaginal Mesh kit used to treat pelvic organ prolapse.  You may recall that the Prolift was sold by Ethicon (Johnson & Read more

By | 2014-10-01T21:44:14+00:00 October 1st, 2014|Legal News|4 Comments

Jury Decides for Huskey $3.27 Million in Pelvic Mesh Trial!

After a two week trial, Huskey v. Ethicon, the eight member jury returned a verdict just before noon, Friday September 5, of $3.27 million. Emotion erupted in the courtroom as the clerk read the breakdown! Huskey had proven by the preponderance of the evidence, defective design, a failure to warn, Read more

By | 2014-09-05T12:16:13+00:00 September 5th, 2014|News|116 Comments