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Bard, Ethicon, Coloplast Trials on the Horizon

Kila Baldwin, Kline Specter Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 9, 2019~ At one time, mesh trials were being conducted on a regular basis. While they were supposed to indicate the relative value of each case, that never happened and instead, mesh makers have decided to settled with [...]

By |2019-10-09T19:41:48-04:00October 9th, 2019|Legal News|26 Comments

Judge Goodwin to Dismiss Thousands of Non-Revision Ethicon Mesh Cases

Judge Joseph Goodwin Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 11, 2018 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin, overseeing more than 104,000 pelvic mesh product liability cases filed in his West Virginia court, will dismiss more than 13,000 non-revision Ethicon mesh cases, allowing them to be refiled if the woman undergoes [...]

By |2018-05-16T11:40:44-04:00April 12th, 2018|Legal News|73 Comments

McGinnis Defective Mesh Trial Naming CR Bard Continues in New Jersey Court

Bergen Co NJ Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 26, 2018 ~ In the product liability trial, Mary McGinnis v. CR Bard, the plaintiff blames two pelvic meshes, made by Bard, for her injuries. Monday, it enters its second week in a New Jersey courtroom. This is the [...]

By |2018-03-31T17:15:44-04:00March 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Ethicon Loses $35 Million Prolift Pelvic Mesh Case in Indiana!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 9, 2018 ~ Once again Ethicon has challenged a mesh-injured woman in court and once again, the healthcare giant has lost! The product liability trial of Kaiser v Ethicon began in Hammond, Indiana, February 26th. One of the earliest pelvic mesh product liability cases [...]

By |2018-09-05T15:16:54-04:00March 8th, 2018|Legal News|27 Comments

Ethicon Denied Challenge to Hrymoc Pelvic Mesh Verdict

The Hrymocs, North Jersey dot com Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 8, 2018 ~ Ethicon had challenged the latest pelvic mesh verdict of $15 million awarded to Elizabeth Hrymoc who said the company made a defective pelvic mesh and failed to warn about its dangers.  But the [...]

By |2018-03-09T08:22:16-05:00March 8th, 2018|News|3 Comments

Mesh Past and Present

Prolift, from Sumsuro, Japan Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 7, 2018 ~ So the MDL (multidistrict litigation) was established by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation in Miami January 2012.   Today there are more than 104,000 defective product, also known as product liability cases filed in the MDL [...]

By |2018-01-07T22:35:58-05:00January 7th, 2018|Op-Ed, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Jury in Hrymoc Pelvic Mesh Trial Returns $15 Million to Plaintiff

Adam Slater, Courtroom View Network Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 14, 2017 ~ The case of Elizabeth Hrymoc returned with a jury verdict of $15 million for the mesh injured woman including $10 million in punitive damages. This was the second New Jersey product liability trial naming [...]

By |2018-08-27T15:07:04-04:00December 14th, 2017|News|66 Comments

Inside the Ebaugh v. Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial

Ethicon discovery Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 23, 2017 ~ The trial of Ella Ebaugh got underway earlier this month and the pelvic mesh case is close to going to the jury. Ebaugh, 51, was implanted with two pelvic meshes made by the defendant Ethicon, (Johnson & [...]

By |2017-09-15T23:12:22-04:00August 23rd, 2017|Legal News|23 Comments

*New* Endo to Resolve All U.S. Pelvic Mesh Product Liability Claims

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 8, 2017 ~ Endo International has set aside $775 million to bring to a close its outstanding pelvic mesh U.S. and international claims, according to the Dublin, Ireland-based company.  Endo International, which owns the American Medical Systems (AMS) pelvic mesh lawsuits, has agreed to [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:36:03-04:00August 8th, 2017|Legal News|2 Comments

C.R. Bard Sold $24 Billion, Transvaginal Mesh Maker With 15k lawsuits

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 24, 2017 ~ C.R. Bard to be sold for $24 billion.    Sunday it was announced that Becton Dickinson (BD) and Company (NYSE BDX) will acquire C.R. Bard for $317.00 per common share in cash and stock.   The agreement totals $24 billion. As was the [...]

By |2017-06-09T12:14:06-04:00April 24th, 2017|News|15 Comments