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Pelvic Mesh Trial Stops Before it get Started Following Covid Scare

*UPDATE ON MESH TRIAL- FRIDAY, September 18, 2020*  As soon as it got started, the long-awaited pelvic mesh trial of Annette Sutpin was called off.  Plaintiff attorney, Kila Baldwin, tested for COVID- 19 received a negative test result, but she does have pneumonia.  Her IT tech reports sickness including nausea. [...]

By |2020-09-18T15:56:55-04:00September 15th, 2020|Sticky|2 Comments

9th Annual Whole Woman Conference Ahead!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 2020 ~ After attending last year's conference in beautiful downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, I thought I would bring news of this year's event to MND readers. Meet Christine Kent. Christine Kent, Whole Woman After suffering a profound uterine prolapse while still in [...]

By |2020-09-15T00:23:09-04:00July 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Newly Released Pelvic Mesh Pain E-Book: A Valuable Resource for Your Journey

Mesh Medical Device News Desk   No matter what stage you are in your journey with polypropylene (PP) pelvic and hernia mesh, this free e-book is a valuable resource. Pelvic Mesh Pain, written by Greg Vigna, MD, JD,  Kimberly Langdon MD, with contributors Ben C. Martin Esq. Laura J. Baughman, Esq, [...]

By |2020-09-15T00:35:29-04:00April 16th, 2020|Your Turn|7 Comments

First Trial of J&J’s Artisyn Pelvic Mesh Results in Win for Defendant

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 21, 2020~ **Update on the resolution of this case.  In the case of Charlotte Salinero, a federal jury found January 21, 2020, that Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division was not liable for the injuries claimed by Plaintiff Salinero.  After listening to evidence presented during the [...]

By |2020-08-10T23:03:13-04:00January 22nd, 2020|Legal News|6 Comments

Kaiser $20 Million Prolift Pelvic Mesh Case Survives Ethicon Challenge

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 15, 2020~  An Indiana pelvic mesh trial naming defendant, Ethicon has survived it's recent challenge and Barbara Kaiser and her legal team are set to receive $20 million, unless Ethicon launches another challenge.   Barbara Kaiser is one step closer to seeing an end to [...]

By |2020-03-17T16:49:28-04:00January 15th, 2020|Legal News|9 Comments

Latest News! JNJ Negligent in AU Mesh Case, Must Pay Thousands of Pelvic Mesh Patients

ABC News AU, Julie Davis (center) Mesh News Desk, November 20, 2019 ~ After two years of court action, the federal judge in a Sydney, Australia (AU) case has finally rendered her decision finding J&J and its Ethicon subsidiary were negligent in selling the mesh devices in Australia. [...]

By |2019-12-12T22:38:36-05:00November 20th, 2019|Media Reports|3 Comments

$117 Mill Multistate Settlement with J&J Over Deceptive Mesh Marketing

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 17, 2019 ~ The business model for Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon Inc. medical device subdivision appears to be - Push ahead and if caught, pay the fines. * J&J has just offered $4 billion to settle about 2,000 lawsuits connected with its [...]

By |2019-11-06T15:19:30-05:00October 17th, 2019|News|70 Comments

J&J Loses Final Appeal of Beltz Pelvic Mesh Case and $2.43 Million

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 27, 2019 ~ Johnson & Johnson loses its latest appeal of the Sharon Beltz case, heard in 2017 in Philadelphia.  This makes it the  9th loss for the healthcare giant in this particular venue. More trials are [...]

By |2019-09-13T21:00:51-04:00August 27th, 2019|Legal News|1 Comment

Newly Diagnosed with Incontinence? What You Should Ask to Avoid a Mesh Repair

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 22, 2019 ~  This is a story that is re-printed occasionally because there are newly diagnosed women with incontinence who are being told that a polypropylene mesh is their only answer to treat incontinence. Doctors are selling patients by easing their concerns, selling them [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:37:17-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Mesh Reading Room Resource|5 Comments

California AG Suit Over J&J Pelvic Mesh Injuries Begins Today

Calif. Attny. Gen. Becerra Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 15, 2019 ~ This is the second of four State Attorneys General suing Johnson & Johnson (J&J) over its pelvic mesh devices and the cost to the state. The first trial by Washington State ended just before trial [...]

By |2019-07-22T13:30:52-04:00July 15th, 2019|Featured|49 Comments