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Women Suffer Depression and Self-Harm from Mesh Implants, Study Finds

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 16, 2019 ~ It may not come as a surprise to the many readers of Mesh News Desk (MND) who have been implanted with a polypropylene surgical mesh to treat incontinence and prolapse, but many women suffer complications and depression as a result. A [...]

By |2019-01-21T16:05:58-05:00January 16th, 2019|News|4 Comments

Jury in Hrymoc Pelvic Mesh Trial Returns $15 Million to Plaintiff

Adam Slater, Courtroom View Network Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 14, 2017 ~ The case of Elizabeth Hrymoc returned with a jury verdict of $15 million for the mesh injured woman including $10 million in punitive damages. This was the second New Jersey product liability trial naming [...]

By |2018-08-27T15:07:04-04:00December 14th, 2017|News|66 Comments

Closing Argument Ed Wallace in Huskey v. Ethicon

Jane Akre Your reporter, Jane Akre, was in the courtroom and listened to the closing arguments. They are usually a good summary of what transpired during the trial.  Instead of trying to select bits and pieces, here is what was said as reasonably close to it as this [...]

By |2019-12-16T01:14:51-05:00September 4th, 2014|News|8 Comments

Pelvic Mesh Trial Judge Gives Jury Instructions in Huskey v. Ethicon

Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, Charleston, WV Judge Goodwin instructed the jury just before 5pm on this Day 8 of the Huskey v. Ethicon. The Judge who has presided over this product liability trial for two weeks provided general instructions, a statement of the rules of law and the [...]

By |2014-09-04T20:56:35-04:00September 4th, 2014|News|22 Comments

J&J Federal Trial – Transvaginal Tape Risks Outweigh Benefits

Jane Akre 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. ## Tuesday [...]

By |2014-08-27T00:27:24-04:00August 27th, 2014|News|18 Comments