Posts Tagged ‘ Alex Gorsky ’

*New* New Brunswick Today Covers J&J Upcoming Shareholders Meeting

Apr 14th, 2015 | By
State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ, Locations of this year's shareholder's meeting.

Thanks to reporter David Schatz of New Brunswick Today for the reminder about next week’s Johnson & Johnson shareholder’s meeting. Included in the story is a link to Mesh News Desk and coverage of those We Are Mesh Survivors members who attended last year’s event at the Hyatt Regency, directly across from J&J headquarters. Three
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Defense Closing and Rebuttal in Perry v. Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial in Hands of Jury

Mar 2nd, 2015 | By
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On Thursday, February 26, Perry v. Ethicon went to the jury. After a five-week trial, jurors will decide if the Abbrevo mini-sling, used to treat incontinence was defectively designed and whether the instructions to doctors were adequate. That same day, attorneys for Ms. Perry asked for $17.2 million in their closing arguments, an attorney representing Ethicon,
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Closing Arguments: Perry v. Ethicon Mesh Trial

Feb 27th, 2015 | By
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At this writing  the Perry v. Ethicon case has gone to the jury. Since court is in recess today, Friday, the jurors will be back to deliberate Monday.  That marks the sixth week of this trial! The product liability case concerns the Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) pelvic mesh, the Abbrevo, a sling used to treat
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Doctors Refute Ms. Perry’s Mesh Injury Claims

Feb 26th, 2015 | By
Dr. Brian Flynn, U of Colorado urologist

**Update*  At this writing, the Perry case has gone to the jury** MND will bring you the verdict when it becomes available.** Medical doctors who treated or examined Ms. Coleen Perry, the plaintiff in Perry v. Ethicon, (1:13-cv-00729-AWI-JLT), took the stand to testify in the fifth week of her trial against Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson
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Plaintiff on the Stand in Perry v. Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial

Feb 8th, 2015 | By
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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 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
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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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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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AGs in 50 States – Investigate J&J for Mesh Injuries, Costs, Document Destruction

May 28th, 2014 | By
Estelle Tasz at J&J headquarters, April 2014

Today Corporate Action Network launched what is planned to be the first of a 50 state campaign to urge the Attorneys General of all 50 states to investigate healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson for mesh-injuries and their related costs and the destruction of documents requested in litigation. There are presently at least 22,000 product liability
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Ethicon Trial Opening Statements Thursday

Jan 8th, 2013 | By
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January 8, 2013 ~ Jurors are being selected today for the first of 1,974 lawsuits to be heard in a New Jersey state court against Johnson & Johnson, maker of the Gynecare Prolift Pelvic Floor Repair System (here) transvaginal mesh. Plaintiff Linda Gross from Watertown, South Dakota and her lawyers argue that Ethicon, a division
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