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Welcome to MND on Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 13, 2016 ~ Welcome to MND.  For five years Mesh News Desk has covered primarily the injuries coming from mesh created to be permanently placed in the pelvis in women.  There are now more lawsuits consolidated in one court than for any other dangerous [...]

By |2016-08-13T21:57:05-04:00August 13th, 2016|Talcum Powder/Cancer|0 Comments

Hernia Q & A with Bruce Rosenberg

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 2020~  Bruce Rosenberg is a patient advocate and hernia mesh expert. He has been living with his own hernia mesh injuries for more than a decade and as a social worker by training, now advises others on doctors and treatments through his nonprofit The [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:23:15-04:00September 26th, 2020|Featured|0 Comments

*UPDATE* Mistrial Called in West Virginia Pelvic Mesh Case as it Gets Started

*UPDATE*  Judge Goodwin has declared a mistrial in this long-awaited pelvic mesh case of Sutphin v. Ethicon. Last Friday, Judge Goodwin who at one time was overseeing 107,000 defective pelvic mesh cases, declared a mistrial in the case of Annette Sutphin versus Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson. Plaintiff [...]

By |2020-09-22T22:47:25-04:00September 15th, 2020|Sticky|3 Comments

9th Annual Whole Woman Conference Ahead!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 2020 ~ After attending last year's conference in beautiful downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, I thought I would bring news of this year's event to MND readers. Meet Christine Kent. Christine Kent, Whole Woman After suffering a profound uterine prolapse while still in [...]

By |2020-09-15T00:23:09-04:00July 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pelvic Mesh: The 5% Secret Your Lawyer Doesn’t Want You To Know

Mesh Medical Device News Desk~  If you were injured by pelvic mesh and have received or are waiting for a settlement, your lawyer does NOT want you to read this! By now most people have heard of pelvic mesh. They would probably say they’ve heard too much, from late-night TV [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:08:24-04:00July 19th, 2020|Legal News|20 Comments

Breaking News- JNJ Will Suspend Baby Powder Sales in U.S.

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 19, 2020 ~ Johnson & Johnson will stop selling its talcum-based Baby Powder in North America and Canada. The company cites concerns over ongoing lawsuits concerning claims the powder contains asbestos and causes ovarian cancer in women who used it genitally. So far a [...]

By |2020-05-20T14:57:11-04:00May 19th, 2020|Featured|0 Comments

Newly Released Pelvic Mesh Pain E-Book: A Valuable Resource for Your Journey

Mesh Medical Device News Desk   No matter what stage you are in your journey with polypropylene (PP) pelvic and hernia mesh, this free e-book is a valuable resource. Pelvic Mesh Pain, written by Greg Vigna, MD, JD,  Kimberly Langdon MD, with contributors Ben C. Martin Esq. Laura J. Baughman, Esq, [...]

By |2020-09-15T00:35:29-04:00April 16th, 2020|Your Turn|7 Comments

The Profound Anatomical Error of Transvaginal Mesh

Versalius drawing Medical Misconceptions have existed for 400 years. Why have they not been corrected, especially as they pertain to the female pelvis? Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 17, 2020~ Story by Christine Kent, RN of WholeWoman.com, a teaching and research organization dedicated to women's pelvic health.   The [...]

By |2020-05-19T13:20:02-04:00March 17th, 2020|News|7 Comments

J&J Facing $1.7 Million in Damages to Three Australian Women

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 3, 2020~ This is just the beginning of compensation being offered to thousands of Australian women implanted permanently with J&J's transvaginal mesh. A federal court in Australia has ordered healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $1.7 million (US dollars) plus legal costs as [...]

By |2020-03-17T16:49:09-04:00March 3rd, 2020|News|8 Comments

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

Kaiser $20 Million Prolift Pelvic Mesh Case Survives Ethicon Challenge

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 15, 2020~  An Indiana pelvic mesh trial naming defendant, Ethicon has survived it's recent challenge and Barbara Kaiser and her legal team are set to receive $20 million, unless Ethicon launches another challenge.   Barbara Kaiser is one step closer to seeing an end to [...]

By |2020-03-17T16:49:28-04:00January 15th, 2020|Legal News|9 Comments