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Just In: Carlino Pelvic Mesh Found Defective Awards $13.5 Million Against J&J

Feb 10th, 2016 | By
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Mesh News Desk, February 10, 2016, 11:30 am EST ~ Late this morning, a Philadelphia jury found Johnson & Johnson (J&J) made a defective pelvic mesh – the TVT- and awarded Sharon Carlino $13.5 million.  The jury found the warnings to her doctor were defective and he said he would never have implanted the transvaginal
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Boston Scientific, CR Bard Mesh Not Defective Find Jurors in Kansas City Pelvic Mesh Trial

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
Eve Sherrer,

Mesh News Desk, February 2, 2016, Sherrer Verdict ~  In its second day of deliberations, jurors in the only pelvic mesh trial to name two defendant manufacturers in the same action, handed defendants Boston Scientific and CR Bard a victory in a Kansas City, Missouri product liability trial. Voting 10-2, jurors rejected the contention by
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Sherrer Boston Sci Bard Pelvic Mesh Trial Finally Goes to the Jury

Feb 1st, 2016 | By
boston sci tweets

*Update- Tuesday morning,  Jury has this case now and a verdict could come at any time. Jurors wanted to see medical records though we are unclear what they asked for specifically.   Missouri Lawyers Weekly reporter Jessica Shumaker is in the courtroom. She tweeted in the closing that Dr. Shlomo Raz in a taped deposition
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Welcome to Mesh News Desk

Feb 1st, 2016 | By
MAM rally in Charleston, WV in 2015

February 1, 2016~ Welcome to Mesh News Desk, Your Resource for mesh-related news and information. This site began more than four years ago when mesh litigation was in its early stages. Today there  more than 100,000 lawsuits filed in the U.S. alone and as well as cases filed around the globe.  At the same time
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Mesh Awareness Movement Rallies Planned

Jan 31st, 2016 | By

Please take a few minutes and read the “ABOUT” MAM (Mesh Awareness Movement) Group description located on the right side panel.Thank You and WELCOME! Together, we can make a difference heart emoticon This is the place to take action! Here you can find Rally Dates & Places, post and share links for signing petitions or letters,
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Patients Require Long-Term Tracking for Hernia Mesh Infections

Jan 31st, 2016 | By
Prolene hernia mesh removed after 1.5 yr.

  Mesh News Desk, February 1, 2016 ~ General Surgery News reports January 26, 2016 on a long-term study of hernia patients finds infections can take more than a year to emerge and infections are very common. The study, conducted by the Carolinas Medical Center, in Charlotte, N.C.  found anywhere from 17 percent to 66 %
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Johnson & Johnson Offers First Transvaginal Mesh Settlement $120 Million

Jan 27th, 2016 | By
j and j

Mesh News Desk, January 27, 2016 ~ Bloomberg News (here) reports Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $120 million to settle thousands of injury lawsuits filed by women implanted with the company’s transvaginal mesh. The offer resolves anywhere from 2,000 to 3,000 lawsuits. The number represents $40,000 to $60,000 per case before legal fees and outstanding debt
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Judge Goodwin Defers Counterfeit Mesh Allegations Against Boston Scientific to the FDA

Jan 27th, 2016 | By
Judge Joseph Goodwin

Mesh News Desk, January 27, 2016~Judge Joseph Goodwin who is overseeing thousands of pelvic mesh injury cases in his West Virginia court has decided to let the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) handle the latest hot potato – counterfeit mesh from China. Citing the doctrine of primary jurisdiction, the federal judge, in a January
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Carlino v. Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Trial Gets Started in Philadelphia

Jan 26th, 2016 | By
TVT graphic www.kup.at

Mesh News Desk, January 26, 2016 ~ The plaintiffs are Sharon and Charles Carlino of New Jersey and they are finally having their day in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania court over her transvaginal mesh implant made by Johnson & Johnson.  The case is A.  Carlino v. Ethicon, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 1306-03470 before Judge
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J&J Cuts 3,000 Jobs in Medical Device Sector Due To Weak Performance

Jan 19th, 2016 | By
J&J logo

Mesh News Desk, January 19, 2016,  ~ Johnson & Johnson will cut about 3,000 jobs in its medical device division. The company based in New Brunswick, New Jersey made that announcement Tuesday. The  workforce cutback represents  more than 2 percent of J&J employees globally and 4-6% of medical device workers. “These actions recognize the changing needs
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