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Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Cases May Be Transferred to Florida

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 20, 2017~ Physiomesh is the latest focus of defective product litigation and the number of cases keeps growing.  So much so that multidistrict litigation may consolidate cases, filed in state courts around the country, into one mass tort or MDL in Florida or Illinois. Read more

By | 2017-03-20T10:42:53+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Featured, Hernia Mesh|6 Comments

Judge Approves $12 Million Settlement in Caldera Transvaginal Mesh Claims

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 31, 2017 ~ On Monday, Caldera Medical received final approval of its proposed settlement to end all of its pelvic mesh litigation. Those women who claim permanent injuries from Caldera transvaginal mesh, will receive the smallest settlement dollars among all seven manufacturers, under $5,000.  Read more

By | 2017-02-01T10:56:37+00:00 January 31st, 2017|News|18 Comments

Opioids for Pelvic Pain – What Are the Alternatives?

Opioids, FDA Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 23, 2016 ~ Douglas Scott got an ultimatum from his wife - wean yourself off opioid medication, he began to treat pain after two car accidents, or expect changes at home. Today Mr. Scott is narcotics free. Instead he entered Read more

By | 2016-06-23T07:14:36+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Medical News|47 Comments

Noni Wideman to Consumers Union Concerning Pelvic Mesh

Mesh News Desk, March 14, 2016 ~ Noni Wideman, a survivor of a polypropylene mesh implant, writes the following letter to Consumers Union.   CU and specifically Lisa McGiffert have been involved in the pelvic mesh issue through Safe Patient Project, proposing that medical devices carry a warranty not unlike Read more

By | 2016-03-18T13:57:09+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Your Turn|5 Comments

FDA Approves New American Medical System Transvaginal Mesh Sling

AMS new sling RetroArc American Medical Systems (AMS) has just received FDA clearance to market a new incontinence sling, according to a press release that appears in the Wall Street Journal. The RetroArc Retropubic Sling System received the Food the Drug Administration’s 510(k) clearance, a standard that does Read more

By | 2013-12-09T23:26:32+00:00 December 9th, 2013|FDA News|2 Comments

Bard Opening Arguments in Federal Transvaginal Mesh Case

Henry Garrard III July 9, 2013 ~“Our job together is to figure out the facts. Trust is a sacred and powerful thing. Although a corporation may be doing good work, if you find they failed in warning, making and manufacturing this device, you must hold them accountable.” That Read more

By | 2013-07-09T22:18:03+00:00 July 9th, 2013|Legal News|4 Comments

Survey: Transvaginal Mesh Advertising Frightens Patients

Michelle Koski, MD May 28, 2013 ~ Medscape Medical News reports that all of those ads you see on television warning about the complications from transvaginal mesh are worrying women and raising a red flag about whether it is a viable option, but not scaring them away.  Story Read more

By | 2013-05-28T14:29:04+00:00 May 28th, 2013|Media Reports|22 Comments

Day 24: Linda Gross v. Ethicon J&J Case Goes to Jury in First Vaginal Mesh Trial

Linda Gross February 19, 2013 ~  In this first lawsuit to go to trial over whether the Ethicon unit of Johnson & Johnson properly designed the Prolift vaginal mesh implant, nine jurors received instructions this morning from Judge Carol Higbee in the Atlantic City, New Jersey courtroom. Jurors Read more

By | 2013-02-19T14:07:55+00:00 February 19th, 2013|Legal News|0 Comments