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BBC Radio: Reporter Scott on Transvaginal Mesh and Parliament

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 28, 2017 ~ Scotland’s Sunday Mail journalist, Marion Scott,  talks to BBC Radio this morning about the transvaginal mesh issues that will be presented to a Parliamentary Petitions Committee today. Eight minutes into this interview, the presenters review why an expert contributor to a Scottish official report on [continue reading…]

Scotland Calls for International Summit on Mesh Crisis

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 26, 2017 ~ Scotland was the first country to call on a ban on the use of polypropylene (PP) transvaginal mesh after hundreds of injured women came forward. It was the first to say NO to an official report. Now the former health secretary is calling for international action.  [continue reading…]

FDA Pilot Program Helps Manufacturers Streamline Approval of Medical Devices

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 18, 2017 ~ The FDA spends much of its resources working with device and drug manufacturers to help ease their way to market. Here is another example of a newly announced pilot program that will help do just that.  Unlike drugs, high-risk medical devices, even some permanently implanted, [continue reading…]

C.R. Bard’s Pelvic Mesh Removed From the Market

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 13, 2017 ~ Bard relieves its website of all pelvic mesh products with no fanfare or notice. In April, it was announced that C.R. Bard, a medical device manufacturer, was to be sold to Becton Dickinson (BD) for $24 billion. In what could be surmised to be a [continue reading…]

Beltz Pelvic Mesh Case Yields $2.16 Mill Verdict for Plaintiff!

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 26, 2017~ The case of Sharon Beltz v. Ethicon began with jury selection May 8. The case concluded Friday afternoon after a 12-day trial with a $2.16 million dollar jury verdict for Ms. Beltz.  This becomes the fourth consecutive win for mesh-injured plaintiffs in the Philadelphia Court of [continue reading…]

Beltz Pelvic Mesh Trial in Philadelphia- Will it be Fourth PA Court Loss for J&J?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 11, 2017 ~ The case of Sharon Beltz began with jury selection Monday in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, the same venue where there have been three straight losses for J&J over its transvaginal mesh, which includes $34.5 million in punitive damages Does this comport with the [continue reading…]

Boston Scientific Plans Mass Pelvic Mesh Settlements

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 9, 2017 ~ According to its quarterly federal filing, Boston Scientific, one of seven medical device manufacturers  facing thousands of product liability cases over its pelvic mesh, plans to settle 37,000 cases with certain plaintiff attorneys without admitting any fault. Quarterly reports that shareholders read are always enlightening [continue reading…]

Mesh Trials Ahead with No Prospect of Settling

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), April 18, 2017~Protracted transvaginal mesh (TVM) litigation has many law firms moving onto the next attractive Mass Tort and clearing out their inventory. What remains when the dust settles?   The online add for the publisher Harris Martin promises an upcoming legal education conference on hernia mesh, Benicar, Xarelto, [continue reading…]

Mesh Injured Women Found

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Mesh News Desk, April 11, 2017 ~ Mesh Medical Device News Desk (Mesh News Desk) recently noted that nine mesh injured women were about to have their product liability cases naming C.R. Bard dropped from transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation being held in federal court in Charleston, WV. The judge who is overseeing more than [continue reading…]

Scottish Inquiry into Transvaginal Mesh Mess Called a Whitewash

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 3, 2017 ~ Unlike the U.S., the transvaginal mesh mess, in Scotland is front page news. The government conducted an investigation into the hundreds of injuries there, but the report is falls short of expectations, say campaigners. They call it a “Whitewash” report that anti-mesh campaigners in Scotland [continue reading…]

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