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Law Firms Remaining in TVM Litigation

From whistleblower law Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 18, 2017 ~ Many of the large Mass Tort law firms are no longer taking transvaginal mesh cases (TVM).   While many law firms are pursuing the coated hernia mesh cases, fewer are remaining in transvaginal mesh litigation. Litigated [...]

By |2018-05-31T10:30:34-04:00April 18th, 2017|News|34 Comments

The Mesh Trials: Mullins is Off, Huskey Appeal Over and Boston Sci Trial to Begin

Bryd federal courthouse, Charleston, WV Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 24, 2017 ~ One needs a scorecard to track the court happenings in transvaginal mesh litigation. While the March 6th trial of Mullins has been continued, the Huskey case appeal has concluded. March 13th is a Boston [...]

By |2017-02-27T13:35:19-05:00February 24th, 2017|News|50 Comments

Hernia Mesh Problems Are Not Going Away

Hernia mesh, WikiCommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 19, 2016 ~ They Did It Again… And They Aren’t Going to Stop, Hernia Mesh Problems Are Not Going Away and Are Finally Being Recognized Once Again by the Legal Community, Sponsored Content Hollis Law Firm  By now, everyone [...]

By |2016-10-25T09:00:39-04:00October 19th, 2016|Your Turn|23 Comments


By Dan C. Bolton, Of Counsel, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP                 In recent months, Endo Pharmaceuticals made several announcements concerning global settlements in the transvaginal mesh litigation against American Medical Systems (AMS) pending before Judge Goodwin in federal district court in West Virginia (MDL 2325).  Based on the numbers [...]

By |2014-12-11T15:53:53-05:00December 11th, 2014|Featured|67 Comments

Salazar $73 Million Transvaginal Mesh Award Slashed in Half Due to Tort Reform

At the time, it was the highest award ever given a woman injured by pelvic mesh. Now that it has been reduced in half, to $34.6 million, it remains the highest award ever in transvaginal mesh litigation. The Dallas trial of Martha Salazar resulted in an unprecedented $73.4 million jury [...]

By |2014-10-19T22:26:46-04:00October 19th, 2014|News|9 Comments

Albright v. Boston Scientific: One Hand Tied Behind Their Back

Readers of Mesh News Desk have seen this before. A law firm spends millions of dollars preparing a case for trial. Expert witnesses are deposed and paid, usually $500 an hour to review documents in preparation for trial. Lawyers travel around the world to take depositions of witnesses, scientists, experts, [...]

By |2014-08-04T23:40:50-04:00August 4th, 2014|Legal News|55 Comments

AMS Granted Limited Discovery into Alleged "Scheme" in Transvaginal Mesh Litigation

On Friday, October 11, AMS, American Medical Systems, was given a limited green light to look into what it alleges could be a fraudulent "scheme" to  stack the deck in the plaintiff's favor in the ongoing transvaginal mesh litigation. At the same time, those alleged in the questionable activities were [...]

By |2018-09-30T15:23:57-04:00October 13th, 2013|Legal News|1 Comment