Posts Tagged ‘ Alex Gorsky ’

Just In: Carlino Pelvic Mesh Found Defective Awards $13.5 Million Against J&J

Feb 10th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, February 10, 2016, 11:30 am EST ~ Late this morning, a Philadelphia jury found Johnson & Johnson (J&J) made a defective pelvic mesh – the TVT- and awarded Sharon Carlino $13.5 million.  The jury found the warnings to her doctor were defective and he said he would never have implanted the transvaginal
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Johnson & Johnson Offers First Transvaginal Mesh Settlement $120 Million

Jan 27th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, January 27, 2016 ~ Bloomberg News (here) reports Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $120 million to settle thousands of injury lawsuits filed by women implanted with the company’s transvaginal mesh. The offer resolves anywhere from 2,000 to 3,000 lawsuits. The number represents $40,000 to $60,000 per case before legal fees and outstanding debt
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J&J Cuts 3,000 Jobs in Medical Device Sector Due To Weak Performance

Jan 19th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, January 19, 2016,  ~ Johnson & Johnson will cut about 3,000 jobs in its medical device division. The company based in New Brunswick, New Jersey made that announcement Tuesday. The  workforce cutback represents  more than 2 percent of J&J employees globally and 4-6% of medical device workers. “These actions recognize the changing needs
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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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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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J&J: Talk of Mesh Litigation Absent from 2 Q Report

Jul 15th, 2015 | By
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Notably absent from the Johnson & Johnson Second Quarter report is any discussion of pelvic mesh litigation, its cost and its specific toll on the company. Speaking to a group of investors Tuesday, CEO Alex Gorsky did not mention pelvic mesh, transvaginal, urology, gynecology, or of the 35,000 or so product liability cases the company is facing.
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Expecting a Mesh Settlement? Will a Special Needs Trust Work for You?

Jul 7th, 2015 | By
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Many women find themselves in this situation – they are about to receive a settlement as a result of a personal injury lawsuit, in this case a pelvic mesh injury.    But if she also receives any means-tested government disability benefits, this settlement might not seem like good news at all. Settlement proceeds payable either as a
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J&J Execs Fight Deposition Request to Explain Mesh Particles in Packages

Jun 26th, 2015 | By
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MND, June 26, 2015 ~ According to a filing in a West Virginia federal court last week, Johnson & Johnson objects to the document production request its executives must bring to their August 5th oral and videotaped deposition. Last month the healthcare giant was told to have its designated executives from its Ethicon division along with requested
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*Updated* J&J Facing 37 Pelvic Mesh Trials in December

Jun 16th, 2015 | By
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In an attempt to move the enormous number of transvaginal pelvic mesh cases through his court, Judge Joseph Goodwin will consolidate for trial 37 cases naming Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) to be heard in his Charleston, WV court on December 7, 2015.  Previously filed as 26 cases last month, that was soon updated to 29 product liability
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Urogynecologist Dr. Walker Talks Mesh Removals and Worst Offenders

Jun 8th, 2015 | By
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Dr. Christopher Walker is a Urogynecologist located in Orlando, Florida. His practice focuses on urogynecology and female pelvic reconstruction.  His office link Besturogyn.com is here.  This month he is also a supporter of Mesh News Desk.  Mesh News Desk editor, Jane Akre recently interviewed Dr. Walker who has patients from around the world visiting his
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