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Defense on Prosima’s Low Complication Rate

Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to Cavness v. Ethicon, underway in a Dallas courtroom.  [This coverage is prepared by your editor, who has sat in the courtroom for five pelvic mesh trials (C.R. Bard, Ethicon) and has witnessed three additional trials (Boston Scientific , Ethicon) via CVN feeds.  Read more

By | 2015-10-01T22:29:30+00:00 October 1st, 2015|News|35 Comments

Mesh Trial Pioneer Linda Batiste to be Laid to Rest

MND, August 14, 2015 ~ A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, August 15 in Garland, Texas for mesh-injured  pioneer Linda Elizabeth Batiste.   Batiste died Saturday, August 8th. She had been suffering from cancer. Linda Batiste, 65, was the plaintiff in the first trial to win a jury award against Johnson Read more

By | 2015-08-14T22:07:13+00:00 August 14th, 2015|Featured|36 Comments

The Role of Bacterial Biofilms in Pelvic Mesh Slings for Incontinence

Biofilm, UC Berkley MND, June 24, 2015 ~ According to ongoing research, bacterial biofilms are being studied for their role in inciting an autoimmune response in patients implanted with polypropylene mesh used to treat incontinence.  It’s long been noted that a mesh implant can cause pain, infection, organ Read more

By | 2016-07-25T13:33:38+00:00 June 24th, 2015|News|49 Comments

Pelvic Mesh Trial Judge Gives Jury Instructions in Huskey v. Ethicon

Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, Charleston, WV Judge Goodwin instructed the jury just before 5pm on this Day 8 of the Huskey v. Ethicon. The Judge who has presided over this product liability trial for two weeks provided general instructions, a statement of the rules of law and the Read more

By | 2014-09-04T20:56:35+00:00 September 4th, 2014|News|22 Comments

LEGAL THOUGHTS ON THE AMS TRANSVAGINAL MESH (TVM) SETTLEMENT

By Dan C. Bolton, Of Counsel, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP                 Recently, Endo Pharmaceuticals announced that it had reached a settlement in principle with four law firms representing plaintiffs in the transvaginal mesh litigation pending before Judge Goodwin in federal district court in West Virginia (MDL 2325).  The Press Read more

By | 2014-05-22T18:18:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2014|Featured|158 Comments