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McGinnis Pelvic Mesh Trial $33 Million for Plaintiff, Punitive Phase Ahead

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 12, 2018 ~ The four-week trial of Mary McGinnis, implanted with two CR Bard pelvic meshes, ended Thursday afternoon with a plaintiff award of $33 million to compensate Mary and her husband, Tom.  The punitive phase will be deliberated Friday. The product liability trial Read more

By | 2018-04-16T12:41:35+00:00 April 12th, 2018|News|0 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 Read more

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

Cisson Case Tests Georgia’s Punitive Damages

Donna Cisson Facebook page Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 24, 2017 ~ The Cisson v. C.R. Bard case resulted in a windfall for Georgia's state treasury, not for Cisson.  Tort reform came in Georgia in 1987. The Georgia Tort Reform Act was launched by Big Business, such Read more

By | 2017-04-25T18:32:47+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Media Reports, Uncategorized|4 Comments

Huskey Transvaginal Mesh $3.27 Million Award Affirmed by Appeals Court

Jo and Allen Huskey Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 1, 2017 ~ Huskey Case Affirmed by Appeals Court becoming the third transvaginal mesh case to survive the appeals process.  The transvaginal mesh award of $3.27 million in the case of Jo Huskey v. Ethicon has survive an Read more

By | 2017-02-13T12:04:18+00:00 February 1st, 2017|News|16 Comments

Salazar v Boston Scientific- $73.5 Million – How it Breaks Down

Mesh News Desk is thankful to attorney Kevin Edwards – Edwards and de la Cerda law firm here, who was involved in the case of Martha Salazar v. Boston Scientific for a breakdown of what the jury decided in this unprecedented jury decision. Boston Scientific has announced it will file Read more

By | 2014-09-09T13:06:00+00:00 September 9th, 2014|News|43 Comments

LEGAL THOUGHTS ON THE AMS TRANSVAGINAL MESH (TVM) SETTLEMENT

By Dan C. Bolton, Of Counsel, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP                 Recently, Endo Pharmaceuticals announced that it had reached a settlement in principle with four law firms representing plaintiffs in the transvaginal mesh litigation pending before Judge Goodwin in federal district court in West Virginia (MDL 2325).  The Press Read more

By | 2014-05-22T18:18:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2014|Featured|158 Comments

Vaginal Mesh and English Law

Oliver Thorne, solicitor UK Michelmores by Oliver Thorne, Michelmores law firm UK http://www.michelmores.com/ Vaginal Mesh and English Law There is a storm brewing over the Atlantic. With multi-million pound settlements and awards being secured in U.S. mesh claims, a picture is beginning to emerge of the global spread Read more

By | 2013-11-11T15:11:17+00:00 November 11th, 2013|Op-Ed|13 Comments

Rizzo – No Attorneys’ Fees But Pay $14k to Bard over Dismissed Case

The Good News  Linda Rizzo and her husband Ronald do not have to pay attorney’s fees to C.R. Bard after they dropped their transvaginal mesh lawsuit against the company. Judge Joseph R. Goodwin Judge Joseph R. Goodwin denied the move to recoup attorneys’ fees after the Rizzos dropped Read more

By | 2013-11-11T13:22:13+00:00 November 11th, 2013|Legal News|9 Comments

C.R. Bard Wants $14k from Linda Rizzo Over Dismissed Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Mesh maker C.R. Bard, of Murray Hill, N.J., wants  to recoup its legal costs in preparing to defend itself in the recently dismissed Bard Avaulta Plus lawsuit filed by Linda and Ronald Rizzo. Rizzo dismissed the case without prejudice September 13 after experiencing some problems with an expert witness. The Read more

By | 2013-10-17T15:15:46+00:00 October 17th, 2013|Legal News|10 Comments
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