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FDA: Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) Surgical Mesh Reports up 36 Percent

March 29, 2013 ~ In September 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration convened a panel of experts to try and get a handle on the concerning number of complications the agency was receiving about surgical mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP)  and stress urinary incontinence (SUI).  The experts  Read more

By | 2013-03-29T01:17:24+00:00 March 29th, 2013|FDA News|13 Comments

Mesh Lawsuits Filed: Ten-Thousand and Growing

  iStockphoto image October 17, 2012 ~ Court cases filed around the country naming six mesh makers currently number 10,000 and are growing, some at a rate of 100 new cases filed a week. MDND has added up the number of lawsuits pending in federal court consolidated in Read more

By | 2012-10-17T17:44:57+00:00 October 17th, 2012|Featured|4 Comments

“Mesh: Definitely risky for POP, but for SUI? Eh? It might be ok still, right?”

by Ms. Anonymous, October 2012 Ms. Anonymous is represented in pelvic mesh litigation and does not wish to be identified. Here is her story: I was reading the FDA alert from July 2011, (yeah, I have strange hobbies lately) and this part gets me.  It says: "from Jan. 01, 2008 Read more

By | 2016-12-15T11:38:32+00:00 October 10th, 2012|Op-Ed|12 Comments

Doctor: Plaintiff Lawyers in 'Attack Mode' Over Mesh Complications

Sept 25, 2012 ~ A recent news release from an ObGyn in Minneapolis shows that at least he is on the offensive when it comes to mesh injuries. The doctor doesn’t let the facts get in the way. For some reason the doctor, an Ob/Gyn at Oakdale Obstetrics & Gynecology Read more

By | 2012-09-25T16:21:44+00:00 September 25th, 2012|Legal News|6 Comments

C.R. Bard Loses $5.5 Million in Landmark Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

  Christine Scott, KGET-TV, Bakersfield, CA. July 24, 2012 ~ BREAKING NEWS! “Thank You God. We can finally get the word out to women.” Those are the words of Christine Scott, 53, a former runner who had a vaginal mesh implant to treat stress urinary incontinence in 2008. Read more

By | 2012-07-24T00:46:23+00:00 July 24th, 2012|Featured|22 Comments

The Patriot Ledger: Boston Scientific Faces Nearly 300 Mesh Implant Complication Lawsuits

May 29, 2012 ~ According to an article published in The Patriot Ledger, Boston Scientific was sued in Boston federal court May 2, by Sheila Roach of Modesto, California. She blames a mid-urethral sling implanted in May 2008 on injuries that followed including debilitating pain and infections which necessitated corrective Read more

By | 2012-05-29T18:36:23+00:00 May 29th, 2012|Media Reports|0 Comments

Toronto: Globe and Mail on Risks of Surgical Meshes

The Toronto, Canada newspaper, The Globe and Mail, on May 7, Monday night published, “Time to discuss risks of surgical meshes.” These are embarrassing issues to discuss says newspaper columnist, Andre Picard, because they involve so-called “private parts.” Most reporters don’t usually write about organs that protrude through Read more

By | 2012-05-08T22:51:59+00:00 May 8th, 2012|Media Reports|0 Comments

CTV – Canadian Transvaginal Mesh Class Action Lawsuit

April 17, 2012 ~ CTV National News on Tuesday, April 17, ran a taped story of two women who are involved in a multimillion dollar class action lawsuit in Canada over vaginal mesh. The women are now disabled and unable to work as a result of being implanted Read more

By | 2012-04-18T18:47:54+00:00 April 18th, 2012|Legal News|29 Comments

Upcoming Miami Hearing on Transvaginal Mesh Litigation and Consolidation

JANUARY 12, 2012 ~ A growing number of women from around the country who are plaintiffs in transvaginal mesh litigation have a court date of Wednesday, January 26 in Miami. The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (MDL)  is set to hear requests by plaintiff attorneys to have thousands of defective Read more

By | 2012-01-12T20:19:34+00:00 January 12th, 2012|Legal News|2 Comments
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