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BBC Radio: Reporter Scott on Transvaginal Mesh and Parliament

BBC Radio Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 28, 2017 ~ Scotland's Sunday Mail journalist, Marion Scott,  talks to BBC Radio this morning about the transvaginal mesh issues that will be presented to a Parliamentary Petitions Committee today. Eight minutes into this interview, the presenters review why an Read more

By | 2017-09-28T13:19:26+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Media Reports|6 Comments

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

Lamborghini 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 Read more

By | 2017-08-15T20:19:40+00:00 August 14th, 2017|News|8 Comments

Sherrer v. Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Trial Opening Arguments Underway in Kansas City, MO

MND, Dec. 2, 2015 ~ Sherrer v Boston Scientific, Kansas City, Missouri   1216-CV27879 Thanks to Courtroom View Network for live access to this trial! At this writing the opening arguments are underway in the case of Eve Sherrer in her case against Boston Scientific over her Solyx pelvic mesh.  To Read more

By | 2015-12-02T10:23:49+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|News|17 Comments

Cook Medical Pelvic Mesh Readies for Trial

MND, July 23, 2015 ~ In this Op-Ed story by Joe Saunders, Saunders and Walker, he reports Cook Medical is preparing for trial of hundreds of women implanted with its form of pelvic mesh.   Implanted transvaginally like polypropylene (PP) mesh, the biologic mesh from Cook Medical is made from Read more

By | 2015-07-23T11:01:24+00:00 July 23rd, 2015|Op-Ed|2 Comments

Hernia Mesh-Injured Doug Bean: Suffering in Silence and Neglect

Doug Bean in Maine and his friend Kairos Doug Bean is a hernia mesh-injured man living in Maine. Please read his story. It is what happens when humans ignore the plight of those suffering, even to the extent of discontinuing their medical coverage in their greatest time of need.  Read more

By | 2014-11-17T17:07:46+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Hernia Mesh Injuries, News, Patient Profiles|48 Comments

Hernia Mesh: The Debate and the History

Dr. Robert Bendavid, Shouldice Clinic, Toronto In this excellent article by General Surgery News (here)  the history of hernia mesh as well as the present day debate is laid out despite the fact that it is linked to chronic pain, mesh erosion into adjacent tissues or organs, infection Read more

By | 2014-10-28T13:37:03+00:00 October 28th, 2014|Medical News|2 Comments

C.R. Bard May Settle 500 Cases for $21 Million

Bard Avaulta October 8, 2014 - Readers of Mesh News Desk have been wondering why there has been no news on the C.R. Bard front while other mesh manufacturers are quietly settling pelvic mesh-injury cases. Bloomberg reports an agreement has been reached between lawyers and C.R. Bard to Read more

By | 2014-10-08T13:30:33+00:00 October 8th, 2014|News|111 Comments

Judge Goodwin Expresses Confusion? 'Gold Standard' or Defective Pelvic Mesh?

  Judge Joseph R. Goodwin *Editor's Note~ MND editor has been the only reporter covering these trials so the comments by Judge Goodwin as the days testimony ended, were particularly noteworthy. Jane Akre Judge Goodwin has shown a lighthearted spirit joking with the jurors and even Read more

By | 2014-09-02T18:51:02+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|News|28 Comments

Albright v. Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Trial Wraps Monday

The two week trial of Diane Albright v. Boston Scientific d/b/a Mansfield Scientific, Inc. and Microvasive, Inc. is expected to go to the jury Monday, July 28, 2014 after closing arguments. The product liability lawsuit was filed in Middlesex Co in Massachusetts, Superior Court Action 12-0909. Boston Scientific is headquartered Read more

By | 2016-09-14T09:18:03+00:00 July 25th, 2014|Legal News|16 Comments

Huskey V. Ethicon- Case Survives Summary Judgment

Jury selection August 22. Pelvic mesh trial to start August 25. TVT-O from TVT Mums website The case of Huskey v. Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) has survived a summary judgment motion and will continue to federal court in Charleston, West Virginia. Jo Huskey is a 54-year-old woman who Read more

By | 2014-07-24T12:52:09+00:00 July 24th, 2014|Legal News|13 Comments
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