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Divvying the Dollars- Common Benefit Firm Winners and Objectors

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 23, 2019~ While billions of dollars have gone to settle pelvic mesh cases, some law firms are still wrangling over how the common benefit funds will be distributed. The answer can mean millions to an individual law firm.  There is no easy way to [...]

By |2019-03-23T12:36:55-04:00March 23rd, 2019|Sticky|0 Comments

Philadelphia Firm Asks Judge Goodwin to Deny Paying MDL Lawyers Millions in Fees and Expenses

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 3, 2018 ~ It had to happen.  The hundreds of millions of dollars resulting from the 5% common benefit fund, paid by injured plaintiffs, must be distributed to pelvic mesh litigation lawyers. But how?  One firm says pay half of the fund back to [...]

By |2019-02-06T00:25:50-04:00December 3rd, 2018|News|80 Comments

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By |2018-09-20T17:04:57-04:00September 19th, 2018|Mesh Reading Room Resource|9 Comments

Clear the Decks – Judge Goodwin Pushes 23K Pelvic Mesh Cases to Conclusion!

Judge Joseph Goodwin Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 5, 2018 ~ Its time to clear the decks of the MDL and Judge Goodwin's orders show he has run out of patience after six years of pelvic mesh litigation that continues to linger in his federal courtroom.  Be [...]

By |2018-02-12T10:55:45-04:00February 5th, 2018|News|68 Comments

Canadian Courts Gearing up for Pelvic Mesh Litigation  

Image, Daniel Joseph Petty Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 19, 2018 ~ In Canada, there is no multidistrict litigation like there is in the U.S. where many pelvic mesh product liability cases are filed in one federal court for resolution. The Canadian system of justice concerning pelvic mesh [...]

By |2018-01-23T18:07:12-04:00January 19th, 2018|News|14 Comments

Mesh Trials So Far – Plaintiff v. Defendant

Plaintiffs' lawyers filing into Charleston court. Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  November 2017 ~ Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND) keeps tabs on the pelvic mesh litigation so far.  Here are the Transvaginal Mesh Cases as of today:  1. 7/12: $5.5 million – Christine Scott – C.R. Bard Avaulta Plus [...]

By |2019-01-31T13:54:41-04:00November 28th, 2017|Legal News|24 Comments

Mullins v. J&J Pelvic Mesh Case of 37 Plaintiffs to be Rescheduled

Mesh News Desk, March 9, 2016 ~ While details are yet to be issued, Mesh News Desk has learned that the Mullins v. J&J trial scheduled for April 11, 2016 in federal court in Charleston, WV has been rescheduled. The case is named for the lead plaintiff, Terreski Mullins. Mullins, et [...]

By |2016-03-22T07:43:06-04:00March 9th, 2016|News|65 Comments

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.  [...]

By |2015-10-01T22:29:30-04:00October 1st, 2015|News|35 Comments

Plaintiff’s Expert Outlines J&J’s Push to Market Prosima Pelvic Mesh

Peggy Pence, PdD and team at Symbion Research Intl. MND, September 23, 2015 ~ Wednesday was day three of the Cavness v Ethicon (Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., trial, case # DC-14-04220) being heard in the 95th District Court of Dallas County, Texas before Judge Ken Molberg. Dr. Peggy [...]

By |2015-09-23T18:55:02-04:00September 23rd, 2015|News|36 Comments

NBC: C.R. Bard Forged Documents on Controversial Blood Clot Filter to Gain FDA Approval

MND, September 8, 2015 ~ This week, NBC News investigated a blood clot filter made by C.R. Bard, and the questionable way the controversial medical device was approved for market. Bard also makes a number of pelvic meshes which are the focus of thousands of defective product lawsuits.  The Recovery blood-clot [...]

By |2015-09-09T01:49:31-04:00September 9th, 2015|Media Reports|3 Comments