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Can You Change Your Law Firm?

Scales of Justice, WikiCommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 5,  ~ This story was posted on September 26, 2017 but has been revised as time passes. Since so many people ask, "Can you change law firms if you are unhappy with your representation?" get your retainer agreement Read more

By | 2018-03-08T13:36:55+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Mesh Reading Room Resource|84 Comments

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 Read more

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

Wagstaff Cartmell Settling Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Thomas Cartmell, for Plaintiff Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 25, 2018~While Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon division appear to be the last holdouts to any transvaginal mesh settlements, one midwest law firm seems to be settling its cases with the healthcare giant. According to an April Read more

By | 2018-04-25T11:18:23+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Legal News|5 Comments

Daughter Fighting Late Mother’s Pelvic Mesh Case

Vada Mae Smith, son Jimmy, and grandson Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 27, 2017 ~ Mary Dickson plans to go up against healthcare giant, Johnson & Johnson over its pelvic mesh on behalf of her late mother, Vada Mae Smith, unless she can find a law firm Read more

By | 2018-04-24T12:37:10+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Featured|36 Comments

West Virginia Woman Hopes to Go It Alone in Mesh Case Against J&J

Mary Dickson Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 24, 2018 ~ You may have wondered what ever happened to Mary Dixon, the woman who was fighting for her late mother, attempting to take her wrongful death case against mesh maker Ethicon forward in federal court in Charleston, WV? Read more

By | 2018-04-26T11:59:25+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Sticky|34 Comments

Want to Find Your Mesh Case?

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 23, 2018 ~ You will have to open a PACER account to find your case filed in the Southern District of West Virginia. Here's how. How to get a Pacer Account Mesh News Desk gets many requests from plaintiffs about their lawsuit. Those filed Read more

By | 2018-04-23T18:23:18+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Mesh Reading Room Resource|2 Comments

The Bleeding Edge Doc Features Mesh Injuries

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 19, 2018 ~ Members of the Mesh Awareness Movement (MAM) are featured in the new documentary, The Bleeding Edge, which premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend! The 99-minute documentary will be shown on Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22,Tuesday, April 24, Read more

By | 2018-04-24T12:37:42+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Media Reports|3 Comments

Appeal Planned in “Wanton” “Willful Disregard” $68 Mill Bard Mesh Case

Lori Cohen Northjersey.com Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 16, 2018 ~ C.R. Bard, of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, plans to appeal the record McGinnis transvaginal mesh jury decision, the company has announced. "We are disappointed with the outcome of the trial and we plan to appeal," said Read more

By | 2018-04-24T14:42:08+00:00 April 16th, 2018|News|19 Comments

NYT on Profiteers Who Lure Women into Unnecessary Mesh Surgery

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 15, 2018~  The New York Times published a front page story April 15th about the people who allegedly prey on unsuspecting women with transvaginal mesh, allegedly to have additional surgeries to increase the value of their settlement.  Mesh News Desk has found this to Read more

By | 2018-04-15T21:39:56+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Media Reports|3 Comments

Jury Adds $35 Mill in Punitives Making McGinnis v CR Bard $68 Mil

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 13, 2018 ~ Friday, April 13, became somewhat of a lucky day for mesh injured plaintiff, Mary McGinnis in her product liability pelvic mesh case against C.R. Bard.  After deliberating most of today, the five men, three women jury added $35 million of punitive Read more

By | 2018-04-16T14:23:59+00:00 April 13th, 2018|News|7 Comments

McGinnis Pelvic Mesh Trial $33 Million for Plaintiff, Punitive Phase Ahead

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 12, 2018 ~ The four-week trial of Mary McGinnis, implanted with two CR Bard pelvic meshes, ended Thursday afternoon with a plaintiff award of $33 million to compensate Mary and her husband, Tom.  The punitive phase will be deliberated Friday. The product liability trial Read more

By | 2018-04-16T12:41:35+00:00 April 12th, 2018|News|1 Comment

Judge Goodwin to Dismiss Thousands of Non-Revision Ethicon Mesh Cases

Judge Joseph Goodwin Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 11, 2018 ~ Judge Joseph Goodwin, overseeing more than 104,000 pelvic mesh product liability cases filed in his West Virginia court, will dismiss more than 13,000 non-revision Ethicon mesh cases, allowing them to be refiled if the woman undergoes Read more

By | 2018-04-12T20:09:18+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Legal News|40 Comments
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