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Thousands Purged from Ethicon Pelvic Mesh MDL

Federal court, Charleston WV More than 2,400 cases Dismissed Without Prejudice today Today, Monday, August 6, Judge Goodwin has been busy dismissing pelvic mesh cases from the Ethicon multidistrict litigation (MDL). Image: Robert C. Byrd federal court, Charleston, WV These are women who have "mesh in place" from Read more

By | 2018-08-13T16:44:18+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Legal News|10 Comments

Pelvic Mesh 101: Mesh Basics – Still on the Market

Mesh News Desk, July 25, 2018 ~  This story originally ran in March of 2016 but after a conversation today with someone familiar with medical devices, I was surprised to find she think many of the problematic mesh is off the market! This is not true. Image: Desara Sling by Read more

By | 2018-07-31T13:54:55+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Op-Ed|7 Comments

The Bleeding Edge Profiles Victims of Medical Devices

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 27, 2018 ~ The fallout from lax federal  regulation over medical devices and the harm done to patients, is the focus of a new documentary, The Bleeding Edge, which premiers today on Netflix. Image: Scene from The Bleeding Edge Mesh-injured Tammy Jackson, is followed through Read more

By | 2018-07-30T14:44:24+00:00 July 27th, 2018|News|3 Comments

J&J Second Q Report – Rosy Picture for Medical Devices

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 17, 2018 ~ Amid the reports of a growing company, Johnson & Johnson is facing massive litigation costs it's required to disclose under the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Litigation Amid Profits The second quarter report on earnings for Johnson & Johnson reports a rosy Read more

By | 2018-07-17T14:09:53+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

30 Months is Up! POP Mesh is Officially High Risk, Too Late for Many

Prolift for POP repair Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 10, 2018 ~ Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) polypropylene mesh, that has injured so many, has just suffered another blow. After an initial announcement and a 30 month waiting period, finally this month, the FDA has officially reclassified POP Read more

By | 2018-07-16T08:53:17+00:00 July 10th, 2018|FDA News|4 Comments

Transvaginal and Hernia Mesh Still Used Today – What You Should Ask?

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 5, 2018 ~ Your editor of Mesh News Desk is hearing from newly mesh-implanted women who are being told the same thing. (Talking points carefully crafted by public relations professionals?)  That is - this is a "New Mesh"  not the same mesh you've heard  Read more

By | 2018-06-06T14:11:18+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Op-Ed|5 Comments

Ask Questions, Seek Answers in Upcoming Mesh Webinar

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 21, 2018 ~ On June 6th, the first Mesh Webinar will be conducted from 5 to 7 pm EST.   Sign up Here.  Mesh litigation, polypropylene, multidistrict litigation, individual cases and settlement dollars, state court vs. MDL, what is a fair settlement?  These are just some Read more

By | 2018-05-23T11:56:35+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Mesh Reading Room Resource|8 Comments

West Virginia Woman Hopes to Go It Alone in Mesh Case Against J&J

Mary Dickson Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 24, 2018 ~ You may have wondered what ever happened to Mary Dixon, the woman who was fighting for her late mother, attempting to take her wrongful death case against mesh maker Ethicon forward in federal court in Charleston, WV? Read more

By | 2018-05-03T16:25:50+00:00 April 24th, 2018|News|40 Comments

McGinnis Recounts Pain from CR Bard Pelvic Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), April 3, 2018 ~ Before the plaintiff closed its McGinnis v C.R. Bard pelvic mesh case last Thursday, Mary McGinnis told jurors in a Bergen Co. New Jersey courtroom about the pain she experiences due to pelvic mesh implants made by the defendant.  Defense Read more

By | 2018-04-17T19:48:31+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments