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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…]

Ethicon Prolift Pelvic Mesh Case to Begin Monday in Indiana

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 20, 2018 ~ The product liability trial of Kaiser v Ethicon is set to begin in Hammond, Indiana next week. It is one of the earliest pelvic mesh cases filed eight years ago in multidistrict litigation in Charleston, WV that has been remanded back to state court to [continue reading…]

New Antibiotic May Treat Chronic Pelvic Mesh Infections

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 19, 2018~ A Florida reader says she has been prescribed a new  drug that seems to addressing her chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs), so common among many women who have had pelvic mesh implants.  NEW ANTIBIOTIC FROM SHANDS  Many readers of Mesh News Desk (MND) report they have [continue reading…]

Appeals Court Upholds Boston Scientific Obtryx $19 Mill Loss

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 13, 2018~ Boston Scientific has lost its latest effort to overturn an $18.5 million loss by four plaintiffs at trial over its Obtryx pelvic mesh.   THE TRIAL The Tyree case (here) consolidated four products liability cases against Boston Scientific (BSC) and was heard in November 2014 in the [continue reading…]

Mary Dickson Finds Attorney in Case Against J&J

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 12, 2018 ~ There were many responses to the story of Mary Dickson. She had planned to take the wrongful death case of her mother, Vada Mae Smith, ahead Pro Se, without an attorney in mutidistrict pelvic mesh before Judge Joseph Goodwin.   Well here is an update. I’ve [continue reading…]

Clear the Decks – Judge Goodwin Pushes 23K Pelvic Mesh Cases to Conclusion!

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 5, 2018 ~ Its time to clear the decks of the MDL and Judge Goodwin’s orders show he has run out of patience after six years of pelvic mesh litigation that continues to linger in his federal courtroom.  Be ready to try your cases by this fall, his [continue reading…]

New MDL With the Usual Suspects

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device  News Desk, January 25, 2018 ~ The MDL system is handling the bulk of transvaginal mesh cases and if you ask many of the 104,000 plaintiffs, they do not feel they are being adequately served.  That is not stopping other mass torts from turning to multidistrict litigation (MDL) to handle mass [continue reading…]

Australia Pulls Ethicon TVT Mesh Devices from the Market

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 23, 2018 ~ Last November the Australian government announced that the larger pelvic meshes to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) would be taken off the market because the risks outweighed the benefits. Now in another setback to mesh makers, Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon TVT mesh devices can no [continue reading…]

D-Mannose – A Simple Sugar To Treat UTIs

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 22, 2018 ~ D-Mannose is a simple sugar that has an ability to prevent bacterial infections in the urinary tract system  in both men and women.  Many women with transvaginal mesh develop urinary track infections (UTIs) and in some, the  condition becomes chronic.  Mesh News Desk has partnered [continue reading…]

Canadian Courts Gearing up for Pelvic Mesh Litigation  

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 19, 2018 ~ In Canada, there is no multidistrict litigation like there is in the U.S. where many pelvic mesh product liability cases are filed in one federal court for resolution. The Canadian system of justice concerning pelvic mesh litigation leads the injured to join a class action or [continue reading…]

Can You Change Your Law Firm?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 15, 2018 ~ 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 out and look at the fine print. That’s a [continue reading…]

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