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Welcome to MND on Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

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 consumer product. The site [continue reading…]

You Think it Might be the Polypropylene?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 20, 2017  ~ Bruce Rosenberg is a patient advocate and hernia-mesh injured man living in Florida.  If you have called Mesh News Desk looking for answers about your hernia mesh and the complications you’re suffering, you will be sent to Bruce.  He questions whether the problem with all meshes [continue reading…]

J&J Lawyers’ Questionable Ethics in High Stakes Litigation

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 20, 2017 ~ Johnson & Johnson is involved in three high stakes health product mass tort cases and plaintiffs’ lawyers allege the company is using questionable tactics.  Lawyers representing plaintiffs in three separate health products cases against defendant Johnson & Johnson say J&J attorneys have resorted to improper [continue reading…]

Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Steve Mostyn Dies

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 16, 2017 ~ It is with great sadness that Mesh Medical Device News Desk passes on the news of the death of plaintiffs’ mesh attorney Steve Mostyn. His wife, Amber, has issued a statement that the death was the result of a sudden onset of mental health issues.  [continue reading…]

J&J Cleared of Mesothelioma Claim in Talc Trial

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 16, 2017 ~ The California talc trial would be the first in a series of cases against Johnson & Johnson over its talcum powder, claiming the talc caused mesothelioma, a lung disease related to asbestos.  The jury deliberated two days to deny the claim in this talc trial.  [continue reading…]

UK To Place Further Restrictions on POP Pelvic Mesh

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 13, 2017 ~ While Australia says it will consider all vaginally- placed mesh and surgical mesh as “high risk,” news from the UK says pelvic organ prolapse (POP) mesh may be made obsolete. In the United Kingdom (UK, Northern Ireland, Britain and Scotland), the National Institute for Health and [continue reading…]

Sling the Mesh Campaign Taking Strong Steps

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 12, 2017~  Sling the Mesh, a campaign in the UK to have pelvic mesh removed from the market,  has made enormous strides in getting the word out about transvaginal mesh, made of polypropylene to treat incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.  The campaign, organized on Twitter and Facebook  (see [continue reading…]

Drs Raz and Ackerman: Risks and Benefits Lacking for Slings

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 7, 2017 ~ This well thought out opinion piece is voiced by two leaders who are well acquainted with the devastating injuries resulting from women implanted with mesh, “slings” and transvaginal mesh, used to treat incontinence and prolapse.   Writing in the International Brazilian Journal of Urology, in July-August [continue reading…]

FDA Finds No Prob with Boston Sci Chinese Counterfeit Mesh

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 7, 2016 ~ It’s been more than a year since it was notified, but now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says there are no worries with the pelvic mesh made from raw polypropylene sourced under questionable circumstances from China by Boston Scientific (BSC), a major mesh [continue reading…]

Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND)

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 1, 2017 ~ Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk, your website for news and updates on pelvic and hernia mesh, its implications, complications and outcomes, both medically and legally.  If you are new to the mesh mess, welcome!  Mesh News Desk (MND) aka MMDND has been covering this [continue reading…]

Mesh Trials on the Horizon

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 1, 2017 ~ Despite what appears to be a lull in litigation concerning pelvic and hernia mesh, a number of cases are set to go before a jury in the coming months. New Jersey, Philadelphia, Charleston, WV and Los Angeles all have transvaginal mesh defective product cases consolidated [continue reading…]

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