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The Difference Between Hope and Despair – Same Facts, Different Way of Telling a Story

Feb 10th, 2015 | By
Hal Lewis

By Halley B. (Hal) Lewis, III, of Fonvielle Lewis Foote & Messer (wrongfullyinjured.com) “Life isn’t fair.” It’s a saying that has probably been around since Adam and Eve were banished from the Garden of Eden, and it’s a feeling that every victim of defective surgical mesh probably experiences on a daily basis.  Nobody deserves to suffer innocently as
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Plaintiff on the Stand in Perry v. Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial

Feb 8th, 2015 | By
cvn

Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to live streaming video of the Perry v. Ethicon trial. Mesh News Desk is prevented from showing any plaintiffs or evidence or from quoting directly from the case. Coleen Perry took the stand in her pelvic mesh defective product case against Ethicon on Wednesday, February 4. She is
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Judge Goodwin Predicts Rocky Path if Pelvic Mesh Cases Don’t Settle

Feb 6th, 2015 | By
mallet and money

“This is the rocky path,” Judge Joseph Goodwin forecast to a full courtroom Thursday and Friday, if there are not settlements forthcoming among the 72,000 pelvic mesh cases consolidated in his Charleston, West Virginia federal courtroom. The federal judge wants faster action in bringing the thousands of product liability lawsuits to resolution and said “I’m
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Judge Goodwin Calls for Pelvic Mesh Settlements as Lawyers Gather in WV

Feb 4th, 2015 | By
Judge Goodwin

Judge Joseph Goodwin has a problem. With more than 72,000 federal cases filed in his court, consolidated in multidistrict litigation (MDL), he knows there is not enough time for these plaintiffs to ever see justice. The MDL was never intended to deal with a class of plaintiffs this large.  So what to do? Judge Goodwin
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New Year~ Renewed Determination!

Feb 3rd, 2015 | By
tea 200

Hello February~ Those of you who are socked in with winter, I’m sorry. When it hits 60 degrees in Florida, we complain and have a cup of hot tea. But spring lies ahead and so does movement in this Mesh Mess. Mesh News Desk (MND or MMDND) has been covering the issues surrounding pelvic and
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*NEW – Pelvic Mesh Litigation Ahead

Feb 1st, 2015 | By
Gavel  500

For those court watchers who may want to attend a pelvic mesh trial, here are the upcoming actions around the country.  Please be advised there may be more, but these have recently come to the attention of Mesh News Desk.   This list will be expanded as more lawsuits make their way to court. At
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Perry v. Ethicon: Sales Rep, Doc in the Dark about Pelvic Mesh Dangers

Jan 30th, 2015 | By
Ricky Chahal from LinkedIn

Thanks to Courtroom View Network for allowing Mesh News Desk (MND) to observe the proceedings.  No quotations or images may be replicated by MND. Day four of the Perry v. Ethicon pelvic mesh trial in  Bakersfield, California saw a leading sales representative for Ethicon on the stand to testify how he encouraged doctors to use
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Ethicon Abbrevo – A TVT Family Member- Day Two of Pelvic Mesh Trial

Jan 28th, 2015 | By
Dr. Peggy Pence, Linda Gross trial Feb. 2013

The TVT-Abbrevo, one of Ethicon’s “Family of TVT” meshes to treat for stress urinary incontinence is the focus of the Perry v. Ethicon product liability trial.   Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to the proceedings in Kern Co.  Coleen Perry of Bakersfield, California, and her husband Patrick, have sued Johnson & Johnson and its
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Ethicon on Hot Seat in California Courtroom Perry v Ethicon Begins

Jan 26th, 2015 | By
Abbrevo from Ethicon brochure

This is the second trial so far this year that puts healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson and its medical device subsidiary, Ethicon, on trial over its controversial polypropylene pelvic mesh. In this case, Coleen Perry, 50, was implanted with the J&J/Ethicon Abbrevo mesh sling to treat her incontinence on March 23, 2011. The Abbrevo is still on
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NEW* The Mesh Warrior Foundation for the Injured Store

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By
TMWF mesh injury bracelet

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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