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Shining Light in Dark Places of the Pelvic Mesh MDL

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 20, 2019 ~ Attorney Ben Anderson is the latest to request an appellate court review how millions of dollars are set to be distributed to law firms involved in the pelvic mesh MDL, even though some firms on the receiving end of the most [...]

By |2020-05-18T19:59:44-04:00August 21st, 2019|News|70 Comments

Prolift Transvaginal Mesh – “A Stupid Idea”

Slater and Prolift, Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 28, 2017 ~ The opening day of the Elizabeth Hrymoc v. Ethicon trial put the focus on the Prolift transvaginal mesh. While the defense, Johnson & Johnson, and its Ethicon division, stands by its product, saying it's helped [...]

By |2017-12-07T17:38:27-05:00November 28th, 2017|News|36 Comments

AUGS Defends Polypropylene Mid-Urethral Mesh Slings

MESH NEWS DESK,  September 26, 2016 ~ This story originally ran last March but is is appropriate as the organization, the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) begins its annual conference this week in Denver. Expect to see some discussion of litigation and what potential exposure implanting physicians might expect from the [...]

By |2016-11-09T12:56:46-05:00September 25th, 2016|News|58 Comments

Reporters Resource on Covering Pelvic Mesh Issues

Mesh 101: The Basics For reporters looking for a way to get started on the transvaginal mesh story, here are some highlights to shortcut your research. This is not a lawyer-generated story!  There are real women suffering devastating injuries from the use of plastic mesh and it continues today! 100,000 [...]

By |2017-09-15T23:22:02-04:00June 21st, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|27 Comments

Jury Finds for Boston Scientific in North Carolina Pelvic Mesh Trial

Uphold, Taranakiobgyn, NZ website MND, October 19, 2015 ~ On Friday, October 16, Boston Scientific (BSC) received a favorable jury verdict in a Statesville, North Carolina courtroom in a product liability trial filed by Martha Carlson, 65. The case, Ramona Winebarger, et al. v. Boston Scientific Corp., No. 15-57, was heard [...]

By |2015-10-19T17:17:25-04:00October 19th, 2015|News|137 Comments

J&J Attacks Credibility of Plaintiff Expert Witness

Dr. Jerry Blaivas, urologist FRIDAY'S TESTIMONY On this fifth day of the Huskey v Ethicon case, it would be important for Johnson & Johnson to raise questions about the credibility and conclusions of Thursday’s expert witness for the plaintiff, world renowned urogynecologist Dr. Jerry Blavais. Plaintiff, Jo Huskey [...]

By |2014-08-29T13:14:29-04:00August 29th, 2014|News|19 Comments