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Mesh Trial Pioneer Linda Batiste to be Laid to Rest

MND, August 14, 2015 ~ A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, August 15 in Garland, Texas for mesh-injured  pioneer Linda Elizabeth Batiste.   Batiste died Saturday, August 8th. She had been suffering from cancer. Linda Batiste, 65, was the plaintiff in the first trial to win a jury award against Johnson [...]

By |2015-08-14T22:07:13-04:00August 14th, 2015|Featured|36 Comments

Urogynecologist Dr. Walker Talks Mesh Removals and Worst Offenders

Dr. Christopher Walker, urogynecologist Mesh News Desk, June 8, 2015 ~ Dr. Christopher Walker is a Urogynecologist located in Orlando, Florida. His practice focuses on urogynecology and female pelvic reconstruction.   His office link is here.  This month he is also a supporter of Mesh News Desk.  [...]

By |2016-11-28T03:23:17-05:00June 8th, 2015|Medical News|54 Comments

Doctor Directory: Miklos & Moore Talk Transvaginal Mesh

As part of a series, Mesh News Desk interviews doctors who are dealing with mesh complications. This month it is Miklos & Moore and their, International Urogynecology Associates, based in Atlanta, Georgia. A large part of their practice is now dealing with complications from polypropylene transvaginal mesh implants. These [...]

By |2015-04-24T14:58:12-04:00April 24th, 2015|Medical News, News|88 Comments

Mesh Operations Continue in Scotland Despite Suspension

from Sunday Mail, Scotland Journalist Marion Scott is leading the way again with her reporting on the mesh surgery scandal in Scotland. According to her article in the Daily Record and Sunday Mail, ever since the government urged the country to stop using transvaginal mesh in that country, [...]

By |2015-02-22T14:44:32-05:00February 22nd, 2015|Media Reports|0 Comments

J&J Attacks Credibility of Plaintiff Expert Witness

Dr. Jerry Blaivas, urologist FRIDAY'S TESTIMONY On this fifth day of the Huskey v Ethicon case, it would be important for Johnson & Johnson to raise questions about the credibility and conclusions of Thursday’s expert witness for the plaintiff, world renowned urogynecologist Dr. Jerry Blavais. Plaintiff, Jo Huskey [...]

By |2014-08-29T13:14:29-04:00August 29th, 2014|News|19 Comments

Jury Reacts to Minimally Invasive Transvaginal Mesh Procedure

Day Two- Morning Session ~ This coverage is provided in conjunction with We Are Mesh Survivors, a coalition of synthetic vaginal mesh implant survivors united to demand justice for those who have suffered and to demand that existing products be pulled from the market until their safety can be demonstrated. The [...]

By |2014-08-26T22:41:30-04:00August 26th, 2014|News|8 Comments

Huskey v Ethicon Case Opens Monday

The product liability case that could turn the tide for healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson over its controversial transvaginal mesh implants begins Monday, August 25.  Jo Huskey, 54, was implanted with a TVT-O, a vaginal sling made of polypropylene (PP) mesh, on February 23, 2011 to treat stress urinary incontinence [...]

By |2014-08-24T01:52:11-04:00August 24th, 2014|Legal News|11 Comments

Huskey v. Ethicon Begins Friday

Dogs from JH Facebook page Jo Huskey (JH), 54, was implanted with a TVT-O, a vaginal sling made of Prolene mesh, on February 23, 2011. She experienced mesh erosion and dyspareunia (painful sex). As a result of her pelvic mesh complications, she had a revision surgery November 18, [...]

By |2014-08-19T17:10:04-04:00August 19th, 2014|Legal News|2 Comments