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Day 8: Linda Gross v Ethicon, Prolift Launched Under FDA Radar

Dr. Peggy Pence, Courtesy CVN January 22, 2013 ~ Much thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to the live court proceedings and graphics shown to the jury. The Prolift surgical mesh did not undergo any FDA approval before it was marketed in March 2005. Last June Ethicon, Read more

By | 2013-01-22T23:07:59+00:00 January 22nd, 2013|Legal News|1 Comment

Day One: Linda Gross v. Ethicon over Transvaginal Mesh

January 10, 2013 ~ Johnson & Johnson was on the defense this afternoon in the trial of a South Dakota woman who claims she is in perpetual pain due to defective transvaginal mesh (TVM). Adam Slater, attny for Linda Gross Linda Gross, 47, from Watertown, South Dakota is Read more

By | 2013-01-10T19:33:22+00:00 January 10th, 2013|Legal News|3 Comments

J & J Execs to be Deposed About Vaginal Mesh – What Did They Know – When Did They Know It

Alex Gorsky, CEO J & J July 29, 2012 ~ Johnson & Johnson’s new CEO is on the hot seat. Alex Gorsky must show up to provide a videotaped deposition concerning the upcoming Ethicon transvaginal mesh lawsuits pending before a New Jersey Superior Court. Ethicon is a wholly Read more

By | 2012-07-29T23:11:05+00:00 July 29th, 2012|Media Reports|5 Comments

Will the FDA Grant J&J’s Request to Stop the Studies?

TVT Secur Mesh News Desk, June 9, 2012~ A few folks have asked whether or not the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Ethicon’s request to place a hold on a three-year study on the complications with transvaginal mesh? The short answer is, not yet. No doubt Read more

By | 2017-02-17T13:41:25+00:00 June 9th, 2012|Your Turn|3 Comments

Breaking News ~ J & J Sold Vaginal Mesh Implant Without FDA Approval

March 21 ~ Bloomberg is reporting (here) that major medical device maker Johnson & Johnson (J&J) sold the Gynecare Prolift surgical mesh for three years before it was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The mesh is now the subject of more than 550 lawsuits, Read more

By | 2012-03-21T14:53:04+00:00 March 21st, 2012|Media Reports|1 Comment