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Mesh News Desk Files Brief to Stay in Court as Sheerer Pelvic Mesh Trial Resumes

Jan 3rd, 2016 | By
Jim Griffin

January 3, 2016 ~ Sherrer v Boston Scientific and C.R. Bard, Mesh News Desk Motions to Regain Coverage Access On December 24,  Mesh News Desk and Independent News Group LLC, which owns this online news and information site, filed a brief with the court in Kansas City where the Sherrer pelvic mesh trial naming defendants Boston
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Peace on Earth and Health to All this Holiday Season !!!

Dec 23rd, 2015 | By
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We can wish can’t we?  First of all, it is an honor to have so many  readers gather on Mesh News Desk, and to get to know many of you AND to see you connecting with each other to offer support and love.  I feel honored by your appreciation…. but I see this as a
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Philadelphia Prolift Mesh Case Yields $12.5 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Mesh News Desk, December 22, 2015 ~ After negotiating for less than 24 hours, the 12 jurors in the case of a woman implanted with a Prolift pelvic mesh made by Johnson & Johnson (J&J), added to her $5.5 million compensatory award with $7 million in punitive damages bringing her total jury award to $12.5
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Prolift Pelvic Mesh Found Defectively Designed, Plantiff Awarded $5.5 Million, Punitives to be Determined

Dec 21st, 2015 | By
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Mesh News Desk, December 21, 2015 ~ A Philadelphia jury today ruled Johnson & Johnson (J&J) must pay a mesh-injured woman $5.5 million in compensatory damages for its negligence over the defectively designed Prolift pelvic mesh. The jury will return for deliberations Tuesday over punitive damages which could add millions to the verdict in a
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Jurors Begin Deliberating Philadelphia Prolift Pelvic Mesh Case

Dec 16th, 2015 | By
Prolift on eBay July 2013

The two-week trial of Hammons  v. Ethicon case went to the jury Friday in the first pelvic mesh tried in Pennsylvania. The Indiana woman, Patricia Hammons, filed a product liability case against Ethicon, a subdivision of Johnson & Johnson over a Prolift pelvic mesh she received to treat incontinence in 2009.  (Case No. 130503913). The
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Witnesses in Philadelphia Mesh Trial Tell Tale of Prolift Mesh Marketing

Dec 10th, 2015 | By
Prolift on eBay July 2013

  While Mesh News Desk (MND) is not in the courtroom in Philadelphia for the Hammons v. Ethicon pelvic mesh trial (Case No. 130503913, Court of Common Pleas), reports  are that two of the witnesses who have appeared on the stand in Philadelphia have appeared for plaintiffs during previous Prolift pelvic mesh trials. Their stories tell a
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Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial Underway in Philadelphia Exposes Document Destruction by J&J

Dec 9th, 2015 | By
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Mesh News Desk, December 8, 2015 ~ OPENING ARGUMENTS Opening arguments got underway for Philadelphia’s first pelvic mesh trial last week. Patricia Hammons, 64, filed her product liability action against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon over her Prolift pelvic mesh implant, used to treat a condition known as bladder prolapse. Initially filed in
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Mesh News Desk Trial Coverage Cut For Being ‘Advocacy’ Organization

Dec 9th, 2015 | By
Today's Missouri Lawyer's Weekly

Mesh News Desk, December 9, 2015 ~ A funny thing happened on the way to covering a pelvic mesh trial. As editor of Mesh News Desk (MND), I cover trials either in person or remotely through a feed provided by Courtroom View Network (CVN).  David Siegel who works there, has always been very friendly. We
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Dr. Raz Contributed to Plaintiffs’ Injuries, Not Defective Mesh

Dec 3rd, 2015 | By
Dr. Raz and Suzanne M.

THANKS TO COURTROOM VIEW NETWORK FOR ACCESS TO A LIVE FEED OF THE COURT PROCEEDINGS! MND, December 3, 2015 ~ It’s not surprising that the defense team in Sherrer v Boston Scientific said that two pelvic meshes on trial in this case – the Boston Scientific Solyx mesh and the C.R Bard Align mesh –  are
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Sherrer v. Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Trial Opening Arguments Underway in Kansas City, MO

Dec 2nd, 2015 | By
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MND, Dec. 2, 2015 ~ Sherrer v Boston Scientific, Kansas City, Missouri   1216-CV27879 Thanks to Courtroom View Network for live access to this trial! At this writing the opening arguments are underway in the case of Eve Sherrer in her case against Boston Scientific over her Solyx pelvic mesh.  To complicate matters, two months after
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