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Pudendal Neuralgia and Pelvic Mesh: Serious Injury – Serious Decisions

Oct 1st, 2015 | By
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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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Plaintiffs Rest with $70 Billion Reasons Jury Should Find for Pelvic Mesh Victim

Sep 30th, 2015 | By
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THANKS TO COURTROOM VIEW NETWORK FOR ACCESS TO THE LIVE FEED IN DALLAS COURTROOM.  MND, September 29, 2015 ~ Continuing on what would be the final day of the Plaintiff’s case in Cavness v. Ethicon (Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220), Dr. Michael Margolis, a California urogynecologist and mesh removal expert took the stand
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Mesh-Injured Woman Facing Homelessness

Sep 29th, 2015 | By

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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Drugwatch: How the FDA Has Let Women Down

Sep 29th, 2015 | By
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Drugwatch, a publication of the Petersen law firm, goes above and beyond in this article ‘How the FDA has Let Down Women.” The agency has dropped the ball on women’s health issues from the power morcellator to the Essure birth control device, surgical pelvic mesh and on and on.  Reporter, researcher, Michele Llamas writes an
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Day Six: Cavness v. Ethicon Mesh Critic Blasts Polypropylene Pelvic Mesh

Sep 29th, 2015 | By
Dr. Michael Carley, Baylor urogynecologist

Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to a live feed in this Dallas courtroom of Judge Ken Molberg.  Carol Canvess v. Kowalczyk et al. #DC-14-04220. MND, September 28, 2015 ~ Dr. Michael Carley, affiliated with Baylor-Health Texas, (here) first saw Carol Cavness June 14, 2012, two months after she had a Prosima pelvic mesh
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Trial Day 5 – Doctor Would Not Use Prosima Pelvic Mesh Again

Sep 26th, 2015 | By
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THANKS TO COURTROOM VIEW NETWORK FOR PROVIDING A LIVE FEED TO Carol Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220, in its fifth day in a Dallas courtroom. MND, September 25, 2015 ~ Carol Cavness sued Ethicon in 2014 after having a Prosima polypropylene mesh device implanted transvaginally two years earlier to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP).
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J&J’s Prosima Pelvic Mesh – A Game Changer?

Sep 25th, 2015 | By
William Gage, Butler Snow for Ethicon

MND, September 24, 2015 ~ On this Day Four of the Cavness v Ethicon (Carol Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220) trial being heard before Judge Ken Molberg in a Dallas courtroom, William Gage, an attorney for Ethicon, had to do damage control to the testimony by an expert for the Plaintiff, Dr. Peggy
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Plaintiff’s Expert Outlines J&J’s Push to Market Prosima Pelvic Mesh

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By
Peggy Pence, PdD and team at Symbion Research Intl.

MND, September 23, 2015 ~ Wednesday was day three of the Cavness v Ethicon (Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., trial, case # DC-14-04220) being heard in the 95th District Court of Dallas County, Texas before Judge Ken Molberg. Dr. Peggy Pence took the stand all day.  Pence, a PhD and expert in regulatory affairs has more
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Opening Argument Lays Doubt to Cavness’ Claim of Pelvic Mesh Injury

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By
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Mesh News Desk, September 22, 2015 ~ Jury selection continued for a second day in the trial of Carol Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220, being heard in the 95th District Court of Dallas County, Texas before Judge Ken Molberg who has presided over two other pelvic mesh cases (Batiste, Salazar) which resulted
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Ethicon’s Prosima Latest Pelvic Mesh Trial Gets Underway

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By
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MND, September 21, 2015 ~ CAVNESS V. JOHNSON & JOHNSON  Jury selection got underway Monday in the pelvic mesh case of case of Carol Cavness v. Ethicon DC-14-04220.  This is the third pelvic mesh trial before Judge Ken Molberg in the 95th Judicial District of Texas. Last April the trial of Linda Batiste resulted in a
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