Media Reports

Mesh Operations Continue in Scotland Despite Suspension

Feb 22nd, 2015 | By
from Sunday Mail, Scotland

Journalist Marion Scott is leading the way again with her reporting on the mesh surgery scandal in Scotland. According to her article in the Daily Record and Sunday Mail, ever since the government urged the country to stop using transvaginal mesh in that country, there have been 166 operations. Scott reports eight health boards have
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Slater Addresses Scottish Parliament Committee

Feb 12th, 2015 | By
Adam Slater, Mazie, Slater

The Scottish Parliament’s Public petitions Committee have confirmed that our long awaited meeting with US Solicitor Adam Slater presenting his video-link evidence against transvaginal mesh devices and the manufacturers will be on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 10:00 am in Edinburgh.  The MHRA and European Commission have also been invited to participate. It has been decided by
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Scotland: Win Big Prizes from Pushing Pelvic Mesh!

Dec 8th, 2014 | By
daily record story by marion scott rio de janero

Believe it not pushing mesh implants can win you a prize trip to Brazil! Marion Scott of the Sunday Mail and Daily Record investigates a contest among mesh recruiters with a prize for the highest number of mesh recruits of a trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Laptops were also offered to incentivize patient signups.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Dr. Veronikis

Nov 16th, 2014 | By
dr v article

In a front page story, the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports on pelvic mesh removal doctor Dr. Dionysios Veronikis. The headline “Women come from across world to have St. Louis doctor remove their pelvic mesh” by Michele Munz highlights the travels of two women from Australia who had mesh removal surgery with the urogynecologist.  
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Scotland: Industry Sponsored Docs on Mesh Safety Review Team

Oct 6th, 2014 | By

Another story by Scottish reporter Marion Scott finds that a government probe into mesh implants is allegedly under the heavy influence of industry in this case Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division.  Two of the doctors placed on a government review team have been named –  Ash Monga and Karen Guerrero. Dr. Monga calls himself a
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Scottish Medical Officer Says Docs Can Continue to Implant Mesh Despite Mesh Suspension

Sep 28th, 2014 | By
Marion Scott, reporter Sunday Mail

Marion Scott, the reporter who has passionately reported on the pelvic mesh issue for the Daily Record and Sunday Mail newspaper in Scotland, reports a top medical adviser to the Scottish government suggests doctors may continue to perform mesh implants even though the Health Secretary has advised use of pelvic mesh be suspended. Dr. Frances
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Cardenas Trial v. Boston Scientific Omitted Material Safety Data

Sep 14th, 2014 | By
Prolene Mesh

According to this article in Lawyers and Settlements, lawyers for Maria Cardenas (Cardenas v. Boston Scientific) were not allowed to introduce to the jury the Material Safety Data Sheet.  The MSDS, you’ll recall from other trials, is a breakdown of the raw material that comes from oil companies,  Phillips or Sunoco, that goes into the
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Dallas Trial, Salazar v Boston Scientific Covered by Dallas Observer

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By
dallas observer

The Dallas Observer and reporter Amy Silverstein offer this coverage of the Martha Salazar v. Boston Scientific trial underway in Dallas. She wrote  a May feature story, about the Batiste trial. She was awarded $1.2 million by a jury in her defective mesh case against Johnson & Johnson.  Jurors also found her TVT-O was defectively
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New York Times on Mesh Injuries and Texas Torts

Jul 13th, 2014 | By
Mesh Warrior foundation for the injured

Texas has had an inquiry into mesh manufacturers, specifically Johnson & Johnson, for two years and nine other states have joined in.  The New York Times, in its Texas edition reports that Aaron Horton and her Mesh Warrior Foundation for the Injured is helping women to recognize their injuries and providing them with information and
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WFAA – Texas AG and 10 Others Investigate Transvaginal Mesh!

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
WFAA's Janet. St. James

WFAA-TV’s reporter Janet St. James has been on the mesh story for years and broke a story today that the Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is leading a nationwide investigation into Johnson & Johnson and its deceptive trade operations. St. James says there are ten other states that have joined a nationwide investigation concerning its
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