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Inside the Ebaugh v. Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 23, 2017 ~ The trial of Ella Ebaugh got underway earlier this month and the pelvic mesh trial is close to going to the jury. Ebaugh, 51, was implanted with two pelvic meshes made by the defendant Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson, the TVT-SECUR and the TVT (tension-free vaginal [continue reading…]

Surgeons Incentivized with Lamborghinis and Swiss Alps Ski Trips Internal J&J Docs Show

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 14, 2017 ~ Wealth and Status, Reputation/Ego listed as Key Values for doctors using an Ethicon/ Gynecare TVT polypropylene pelvic mesh. “Surgery is the Cha-ching thing” RETIRE RICH ABC News Australia (Australia Broadcast Company) reports (here) that the pelvic mesh scandal in that country was incentivized by mesh [continue reading…]

*New* Endo to Resolve All U.S. Pelvic Mesh Product Liability Claims

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 8, 2017 ~ Endo International has set aside $775 million to bring to a close its outstanding pelvic mesh U.S. and international claims, according to the Dublin, Ireland-based company.  Endo International, which owns the American Medical Systems (AMS) pelvic mesh lawsuits, has agreed to settle the 22,000 unresolved [continue reading…]

Mesh Injured Fill Parliament Gathering in UK on Pelvic Mesh

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 19, 2017 ~ Mesh campaigners call it a successful rally that brought hundreds of mesh-injured and their families face to face with government at the London Parliament building on Tuesday. It was an emotional public gathering as women wept in Parliament about the aftermath of a simple mesh medical [continue reading…]

AU Mesh Trial Introduces Bleak Picture of Money Driven Physician

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 10, 2017 ~ In a class action trial of 700 Australian women who claim injuries from pelvic mesh, Johnson & Johnson documents reveal the sales pitch used to urge physicians to readily adopt the pelvic mesh implants. It’s estimated 8,000 Australian women were implanted with pelvic mesh beginning in [continue reading…]

AU Investigation Questions Ethics Behind Mesh Study

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 5, 2017 ~ An Australian public health watchdog is launching an investigation into whether two doctors participated in a pelvic mesh study and implanted women without the knowledge of the women or the hospital.  The Victoria Health Minister, Jill Hennessy, is behind an investigation into a Melbourne public [continue reading…]

Largest Class Action in Australia Blames J&J for Hundreds of Pelvic Mesh Injuries

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 5, 2017 ~ As the U.S. celebrated its Independence Day, more than 700 Australian women joined in a pelvic mesh trial blaming Johnson & Johnson for their mesh-related injuries. The largest class action in Australia may take up to six months. It’s estimated as many as 100,000 Australian women [continue reading…]

Judge Settles Hundreds of Transvaginal Mesh Suits Naming C.R. Bard

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 21, 2017 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin is overseeing more than 103,659 (as of today) product liability cases involving transvaginal mesh. Three hundred product liability cases naming C.R. Bard have been dismissed just since Monday. Earlier this year Judge Goodwin  told lawyers he would like to have the cases filed [continue reading…]

C.R. Bard’s Pelvic Mesh Removed From the Market

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 13, 2017 ~ Bard relieves its website of all pelvic mesh products with no fanfare or notice. In April, it was announced that C.R. Bard, a medical device manufacturer, was to be sold to Becton Dickinson (BD) for $24 billion. In what could be surmised to be a [continue reading…]

J&J Wins First Pelvic Mesh Trial in Philadelphia

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 10, 2017 ~ The fifth trial over its family of polypropylene pelvic mesh finally secures healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson a win in this Philadelphia court.  After four straight losses in a Philadelphia court to plaintiffs injured by pelvic mesh, a jury agreed with Johnson & Johnson Friday [continue reading…]

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