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Urogynecologist Credibility Under Attack in Missouri Pelvic Mesh Death Trial

Jan 13th, 2015 | By
Christy Jones, from Linda Gross trial Feb 2013

As it seemed from this court observer, Dr. Anne Weber was a credible and knowledgeable witness on the stand Monday. Camden Co. Missouri is the center of  the first death case of a mesh-implanted woman. Butke v Ethicon. Johnson & Johnson, the parent company, must show that it’s Prolift System pelvic mesh implant was not
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Rock Star Urogyn on Stand in Pelvic Mesh Trial

Jan 12th, 2015 | By
Anne weber from linda gross case

She was calm, personable  and very knowledgeable. Dr. Anne Weber appeared on the stand this morning in Day Four of the Butke v. Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) defective product trial. The family claims the Prolift system pelvic mesh implant in Joan Budke led to her deaths sixteen months later from massive infections caused and encouraged
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The Death of a Pelvic Mesh Patient – Trial Enters Third Day

Jan 10th, 2015 | By
The Budke Family

The Demise of Joan Budke Ms. Budke, age 77, died in August 2009. The official cause of death was a pulmonary mass, with a secondary cause – pelvic mesh infection. Her daughters, and husband Donald, are sitting in the Camden Co. courtroom. Joan and Donald lived in nearby Osage Beach, Missouri. Gynecologist and implanting physician,
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What Jurors Won’t Hear

Jan 10th, 2015 | By
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Due to Motions in Limine, that is, deciding what will and will not be presented to jurors in a trial, there are a number of things jurors won’t hear in the defective product/ medical malpractice case of Budke v. Ethicon.   * Jurors in this product liability, medical malpractice case will not hear that Ethicon,
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Mesh Resources Online

Jan 10th, 2015 | By

Thanks to Jennifer R. and all the leaders who are keeping the mesh information presence online for others to learn.  Congratulations!  Raising the profile will help others. Please visit and join in!  Together we are stronger.  Guide to Medical Mesh Support Groups & Pages on Facebook & on the Web (please add & improve!) (Closed/Open
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The Launch of Prolift Pelvic Mesh – What the Company Knew

Jan 9th, 2015 | By
Dr. Axel Arnaud, from Linda Gross case

Budke Day Three – The old adage is you don’t want to know how laws and sausage are made. As this trial is showing, that might extend to medical devices too. In this third day of the defective product/ medical malpractice trial of Budke v. Ethicon, Dr. Becky Simpson, the plaintiffs continued to show the jury
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Juror No Show Slows Contentious Pelvic Mesh Trial

Jan 9th, 2015 | By
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Budke Day Two – No Show Juror Things got off to a slow start on Thursday morning because one of the 16 jurors, a young man who appeared to be a teenager, was missing in action. Since the jury pool would eventually be narrowed to 12, talk was that the proceedings could continue without him. 
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Grey Haze Over Lake of the Ozarks as Prolift Pelvic Mesh Death Case Begins

Jan 7th, 2015 | By
Camden Co courthouse

It is grey and 13 degrees F. today in this small town of Camdenton, Missouri as the first day of the Budke v Ethicon defective product case gets underway.  The plaintiff in this case will not be here.   Joan Budke, 77, died from her injuries sustained from the Prolift mesh made by J&J’s Ethicon
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Hello 2015! Mesh Makers are You Listening?

Jan 1st, 2015 | By
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Welcome to Mesh News Desk/ Mesh Medical Device News Desk! As wonderful as the holidays were to enjoy some downtime and relaxation (as relaxed as one can get with a foreign body implanted in one’s pelvic region), it’s time to renew the awareness of pelvic mesh and push the powers that be. Time to get active! 
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Top 10 Myths Woman are Told Today about Pelvic Mesh

Dec 17th, 2014 | By

  Mesh News Desk readers frequently share what they’ve been told during the consultation process with a doctor who is encouraging them to have a mesh implant as a treatment for incontinence or prolapse.  Unfortunately the stories have not changed much since this story first ran in April. If you have been diagnosed with incontinence
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