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Transvaginal Mesh Law Firm called a “Mass Tort Warehouse” – A Numbers Game

MND, November 24, 2015 ~ The ugly underbelly of the business of law is exposed in a recently filed lawsuit by a former employee who says he wasn’t paid for his work obtaining millions in litigation financing. The lawsuit reveals the quest to aggregate clients who become no more than “commodities,” including transvaginal mesh claims
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Prolene Mesh Update on Status Conference in West Virginia on Pelvic Mesh Litigation

MND, Nov. 23, 2015 ~ A status conference took place Wednesday, November 18 and Thursday, 19 in Charleston, WV concerning the progress made on pelvic mesh litigation. At last count there are 85,000 cases filed in this one federal court before Judge Joseph Goodwin. Pelvic mesh cases were consolidated there in January 2012 in multidistrict litigation (MDL)
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judge goodwin chopped Judge Goodwin Calls Pelvic Mesh Makers to Court This Week

ALL HANDS ON DECK MND, Nov 16, 2015 ~ In non-legal language you could say Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, who is overseeing  nearly 90,000 pelvic mesh cases in his Charleston, WV courtroom, is calling all hands on desk this week. Pretrial Order #200, signed October 16, says a mesh conference will commence Wednesday, November 18
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Linda Batiste $1.2 Million Batiste Pelvic Mesh Case Overturned by Texas Appellate Court

MND, Nov. 6, 2015 ~ The brief story was reported Friday in the Dallas News  – the $1.2 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson and in favor of mesh-injured Linda Batiste has been overturned by a three-judge Texas appellate court.  The decision was published Thursday from the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Dallas. The
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Christine Scott  200 C.R. Bard Pays $3.6 million in Precedent Setting Scott Pelvic Mesh Case

MND, November 4, 2015 ~ It largely slipped by unnoticed, until now. In July 2012, Plaintiff Christine Scott went to trial against C.R. Bard over her Bard Avaulta Plus mesh kit in a Bakersfield, California courtroom. It would be the first trial to be held naming a major mesh manufacturer. In a precedent setting decision,
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MTMP logo Settlement Dollars are Slow in Coming in Transvaginal Mesh Claims

MND, Nov. 5, 2015~ Your editor recently sat down at the Mass Torts Made Perfect session on multidistrict litigation (MDL) to hear the latest on the settlements purported to be in the works concerning transvaginal mesh. Attorney Henry Garrard told the crowd that four of five mesh manufacturers are in the settlement mode.  It started
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Jane Akre, editor MND Welcome to Mesh News Desk

MND, November 1, 2015 ~ Welcome to Mesh News Desk, AKA Mesh Medical Device News Desk.   For more than four years now, this effort has focused on putting a face on the mesh-injuries suffered by thousands of people globally. It should be front-page news.  It is not.  The injuries come from the use of polypropylene
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Vigna cropped 200 Pudendal Neuralgia and Pelvic Mesh: Serious Injury – Serious Decisions

August 9, 2015 ~ Greg Vigna, MD, JD, is both a doctor and a lawyer who is directing his expertise as a traumatic injury specialist now to pelvic mesh injuries. As a physician he specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation caring for patients with severe traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries. He understands` the
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FDA News

maude report nov 2014 Have You Filed Your FDA Adverse Event Report Concerning Surgical Mesh?

MND, November 17, 2015 ~ This woman did one year ago. She found the MAUDE database inside the FDA.  Here is the URL for her anonymous report she made after receiving the Gynecare (J&J) Prolift mesh kit.  See it  here.   You can also go to MedWatch and report your adverse event. ADVERSE EVENT What
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Legal News

e book cover Catastrophically Injured Pudendal Nerve Damage from Pelvic Mesh: Is Your Attorney Seeking Adequate Compensation?

MND, September 9, 2015 ~ Does your lawyer have a life care plan to take care of your present and future medical costs from a pelvic mesh implant?  The following is an article by Dr. Greg Vigna, JD and MD who can provide your lawyer with a realistic cost of your care for life to
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Medical News

dr walker and purple cropped Dr. Walker Answers Your Questions About Pelvic Mesh Injury

Mesh News Desk, August 19, 2015~  MND editor, Jane Akre asked many of you on our Facebook page to pose questions to Dr. Christopher Walker, a urogynecologist located in Orlando,  Florida.   He is one of the new doctors around the country who is capable of addressing mesh explants (removals) and mesh injury with a
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Mesh News Desk 200 Policy for Comments on Mesh News Desk

MND, August 20, 2015 ~ The goal of this website, Mesh News Desk (Mesh Medical Device News Desk)  is to provide information to survivors of pelvic and hernia mesh and medical devices to create empowered patients about the dangers and pitfalls of mesh implants. Over the past six months or so, we’ve seen some blogging
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Media Reports

MTMP agency wrapping up mesh Transvaginal Mesh- Emerging or Resolving?

Mesh News Desk, October 14, 2015 ~ As trial lawyers gather in Las Vegas for the twice-yearly Mass Torts Made Perfect, hosted by Levin Papantonio Law, one cannot help but notice the agenda for the last day – areas ahead for future litigation or areas that are waning. As you might have guessed, transvaginal mesh
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Your Turn

home Mesh-Injured Woman Facing Homelessness

She is a reader of Mesh News Desk.  She belongs to several Facebook groups started by mesh- injured women. “Suzy” must remain anonymous because she is represented by legal counsel. Suzy is losing her home.  Many women and men, disabled by their polypropylene pelvic and hernia mesh devices, have also lost their homes.  Many more
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Mesh Reading Room Resource

TMWF mesh injury bracelet The Mesh Warrior Foundation for the Injured Store

As part of their fundraising efforts, The Mesh Warrior Foundation for the Injured is selling these beautiful Mesh Awareness turquoise and black bracelets to help in its ongoing educational efforts. Quite the conversation starter in turquoise or black… and beautifully made.  A thoughtful gift for anyone and everyone affected by pelvic or hernia mesh!  Yes
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