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Boston Scientific Meshes Not Defective Says Jurors

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 18, 2018 ~  Friday June 15th, a Woburn, Mass. jury came back deciding for Boston Scientific in the 16 day trial of Ana and Jose Martinez. Jurors decided the Pinnacle and Obtryx pelvic mesh products were not defective and the  company did not fail [...]

By |2018-06-20T14:46:49-04:00June 18th, 2018|News|11 Comments

Martinez v Boston Scientific Plaintiff Opens

Jim Waldenberger, Kline Specter Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 12, 2018 ~ During the opening arguments, an attorney for Ms. Martinez says the company knew its products would cause the pain suffered by Ms. Martinez. Jim Waldenberger of Kline Specter, one of two attorneys representing Ana and [...]

By |2018-06-18T15:46:47-04:00June 12th, 2018|News|3 Comments

Martinez Trial Underway – The FDA Debate

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 11, 2018 ~ The following story is retrieved from the first full day of the Ana Martinez v Boston Scientific trial being heard in Massachusetts Superior Court in Woburn, Mass. The judge's instruction to the jurors began during day 4, on May 30, 2018, [...]

By |2018-06-12T11:31:33-04:00June 11th, 2018|News|5 Comments

Doctor Sunshine – What You May Want to Know About Your Doctor’s Conflicts of Interest

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 4, 2016 ~ Questions have been raised by readers - Is my doctor receiving funds from the industry that makes the medical devices or drugs they are using?  Is your doctor in a relationship with a device company as a preceptor, teacher, and consultant? [...]

By |2018-06-05T13:22:32-04:00August 14th, 2016|Medical News|9 Comments

Boston Scientific Denied New Trial in $100 Million Barba Case, Jury Award Reduced

Advantage Fit sling MND, October 12, 2015 ~ It was last May when the highest jury award in mesh litigation was issued so far - $100 million to Deborah Barba and her husband.  Ms. Barba had been implanted with Boston Scientific's Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit as well [...]

By |2015-10-12T15:40:26-04:00October 12th, 2015|News|48 Comments

Sanchez v. Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Case Settles Before Closing Arguments

Mesh News Desk has confirmed that the federal bellwether pelvic mesh trial of Sanchez v. Boston Scientific settled Monday morning just before the Los Angeles jury heard closing arguments. The defective product case began one week ago and represented the sixth trial facing the Massachusetts-based manufacturer of pelvic mesh implants. [...]

By |2015-05-11T15:51:35-04:00May 11th, 2015|News|209 Comments

Day 7: Boston Scientific Case with the Jury!

Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair kit At this writing, the case of four mesh-injured patients who claim the Boston Scientific Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit is defective is in the hands of the nine-person jury. The defense wrapped up its case around 2 pm Thursday after two days of [...]

By |2018-06-19T10:48:05-04:00November 13th, 2014|News|3 Comments

Day Four: Doctors and Patients in Boston Scientific Pinnacle Mesh Trial

DAY FOUR: Two of the four female plaintiffs who’ve filed defective product cases against mesh maker Boston Scientific (BSC) appeared on the stand in this fourth day in a Miami federal courtroom. It will be up to the 9 person jury to decide, by the preponderance of the evidence, whether [...]

By |2016-05-31T18:34:00-04:00November 6th, 2014|News|53 Comments

Day One for Boston Scientific's Pinnacle Mesh Kit

Judge Joseph Goodwin was dwarfed by enormity of the cavernous federal courtroom on the 13th floor of the Wilkie Ferguson courthouse in downtown Miami. Goodwin, from Charleston WV, was filling a vacancy in another federal judge’s courtroom while his West Virginia court is the scene of another trial pitting four [...]

By |2014-11-04T08:31:13-05:00November 4th, 2014|News|14 Comments

Boston Scientific's Pinnacle Pelvic Mesh Kit on Trial in Miami Federal Court

Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair kit The first of nearly 15,000 federal lawsuits facing mesh manufacturer Boston Scientific (BCS) will begin November 3 in a federal court in Miami. It is also the first of the thousands of cases consolidated cases against seven manufacturers to have more than one [...]

By |2014-11-02T23:49:01-05:00November 2nd, 2014|News|2 Comments