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First Trial of J&J’s Artisyn Pelvic Mesh Results in Win for Defendant

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 21, 2020~ **Update on the resolution of this case.  In the case of Charlotte Salinero, a federal jury found January 21, 2020, that Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division was not liable for the injuries claimed by Plaintiff Salinero.  After listening to evidence presented during the [...]

By |2020-08-10T23:03:13-04:00January 22nd, 2020|Legal News|6 Comments

New Zealand Surgical Mesh Restorative Justice Report Released

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 12, 2019 ~ New Zealand  has just released a report seven months in the making that acknowledges the severity of surgical mesh harms.  More than 600 people affected by surgical mesh have participated in a New Zealand report to restore justice to those affected [...]

By |2020-01-15T16:29:36-05:00December 12th, 2019|Featured|2 Comments

Latest News! JNJ Negligent in AU Mesh Case, Must Pay Thousands of Pelvic Mesh Patients

ABC News AU, Julie Davis (center) Mesh News Desk, November 20, 2019 ~ After two years of court action, the federal judge in a Sydney, Australia (AU) case has finally rendered her decision finding J&J and its Ethicon subsidiary were negligent in selling the mesh devices in Australia. [...]

By |2019-12-12T22:38:36-05:00November 20th, 2019|Media Reports|3 Comments

Vaginal Mesh Nerve Injuries- Why Do They Go Unnoticed?

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 6, 2019 ~ Vaginal mesh sling nerve injuries go largely untreated Why are urogynecologists largely ignoring the injuries caused by the placement of transvaginal mesh? For one thing,  they remain largely untrained, despite the information surrounding more than 100-thousand lawsuits filed due to injuries [...]

By |2020-05-08T12:45:17-04:00November 6th, 2019|Your Turn|12 Comments

Lawsuit Alleges Houston Law Firms Defrauded Thousands in Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 21, 2019 ~ This is the second lawsuit filed against law firms involved in pelvic mesh cases who warehoused thousands of cases and ran them through the settlement mill. The two Houston firms could lose hundreds of millions in fees they gained in the [...]

By |2020-03-03T09:47:05-05:00June 21st, 2019|News|120 Comments

Industry Paints Rosy Picture About Vaginal Mesh and its Future

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 24, 2018 ~ Industry White Papers continue to point to a bright future for polypropylene mesh implants despite the number of patient injuries and the unanswered mysteries as to why they exist.   MESH INDUSTRY PROSPECTS “Vaginal Mesh is Booming” the market research report promises. [...]

By |2018-10-24T15:31:23-04:00October 24th, 2018|Featured|1 Comment

*Op-Ed* NYT Transvaginal Mesh Coverage Misses the Big Picture

Mesh News Desk, September 26, 2018 ~  Glad to see that another media outlet shares out feeling about mainstream media coverage.  The New York Times has done two stories about transvaginal mesh, unfortunately they focused on the greedy lawyers and doctors who are preying on hapless women encouraging unnecessary surgeries. [...]

By |2018-09-30T15:46:35-04:00September 26th, 2018|Media Reports|10 Comments

McFarland v. Ethicon Makes TVT-O Design the Focus in Philadelphia Pelvic Mesh Case

TVT-O from beckenbodenzentrummuenster.de Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 21, 2018 ~ Four new pelvic mesh lawsuits will be heard in the coming months after a long lapse with no trial action.  The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas is the next venue. Monday, August 27, is the opening [...]

By |2018-09-10T15:40:22-04:00August 21st, 2018|News|19 Comments

Thousands Purged from Ethicon Pelvic Mesh MDL

Federal court, Charleston WV More than 2,400 cases Dismissed Without Prejudice today Today, Monday, August 6, Judge Goodwin has been busy dismissing pelvic mesh cases from the Ethicon multidistrict litigation (MDL). Image: Robert C. Byrd federal court, Charleston, WV These are women who have "mesh in place" from [...]

By |2018-08-13T16:44:18-04:00August 6th, 2018|Legal News|15 Comments

J&J Second Q Report – Rosy Picture for Medical Devices

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 17, 2018 ~ Amid the reports of a growing company, Johnson & Johnson is facing massive litigation costs it's required to disclose under the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Litigation Amid Profits The second quarter report on earnings for Johnson & Johnson reports a rosy [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:09:53-04:00July 17th, 2018|Featured|0 Comments