Posts Tagged ‘ Bard ’

Mesh News Desk Trial Coverage Cut For Being ‘Advocacy’ Organization

Dec 9th, 2015 | By
Today's Missouri Lawyer's Weekly

Mesh News Desk, December 9, 2015 ~ A funny thing happened on the way to covering a pelvic mesh trial. As editor of Mesh News Desk (MND), I cover trials either in person or remotely through a feed provided by Courtroom View Network (CVN).  David Siegel who works there, has always been very friendly. We
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Eleventh-Hour Settlement in Bard Avaulta Trial Set to Begin in Charleston Federal Court

Feb 16th, 2015 | By
Lori Cohen and team in Charleston, August 2013

Mesh News Desk  has learned from two reputable sources connected to the court that a settlement was reached over the weekend in the federal trial of  Debra Wise v. C.R. Bard. It was set to begin before Judge Joseph R. Goodwin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia on Wednesday, February
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Federal Court Calendar for Transvaginal Mesh Cases in WV

Mar 17th, 2014 | By
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Many readers of Mesh News Desk are asking what has become of the bellwether trials that were supposed to take place in a timely manner. That has clearly not happened.  With the first C.R. Bard trial of Donna Cisson taking place in July 2013, the pace has been slow and ponderous leaving many mesh-injured plaintiffs
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The 510(k) Process – Safety Forgotten

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By

THE 510(k) PROCESS – SAFETY FORGOTTEN By Dan C. Bolton, Of Counsel, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP The 510(k) process is relied upon by the medical device industry, including pelvic mesh manufacturers, such as Ethicon/Johnson & Johnson, Atrium Medical Corporation, and Davol/Bard, to quickly get devices marketed in the United States.  (The term “510(k)” is
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Law Professor Thomas A. Eaton on Tort Reform

Aug 29th, 2013 | By

Earlier this month, the jury in the federal Donna Cisson transvaginal mesh case awarded Mrs. Cisson $1.75 million in punitive damages in addition to the $250,000 in compensatory damages. The Cisson case established the Bard Avaulta mesh she received as a treatment for pelvic organ prolapse was defective. Yet readers learned something startling about any
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75% of Cisson Punitive Damages Goes to Georgia

Aug 16th, 2013 | By
Scales of Justice, WikiCommons

One day after the Donna Cisson case comes word that 75 percent of her $1.75 million punitive award will go to the state of Georigia’s general fund. It is the result of the tort reform movement that has quietly crept into U.S. courts around the country, capping jury verdicts and making court a less tempting
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Jury Instructions in Donna Cisson Transvaginal Mesh Trial

Aug 14th, 2013 | By

At this writing, the jury has been sent to deliberate on the Donna Cisson v. C.R. Bard trial. It has been a 12 day trial during which time the jurors have been allowed to take notes. In all, six jurors will render a decision which could come as early as this afternoon. The last case
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C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Case Week 2 – Bard Avaulta Never Studied in Humans

Aug 6th, 2013 | By

As the trial of Donna Cisson v. C.R. Bard moves into its second week, Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MDND) is exploring the documents filed in the case so far. MDND readers can help dig deeper by reading the multi-page depositions which appears throughout the story. The Donna Cisson trial began July 29 after a
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Welcome to MDND

May 30th, 2013 | By

June 1, 2013 ~ Welcome.  I’m Jane Akre, the Editor of MDND. We are now entering our second year of publishing and unfortunately the mesh-injured community is only growing.  At last count there were nearly 22,000 cases consolidated in one federal court in West Virginia and that does not take into account the hundreds if
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Question: Which Transvaginal Mesh Trials are Next?

Feb 20th, 2013 | By
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MDND (Mesh Medical Device News Desk) and its FB Page have been receiving a lot of questions about which trials are scheduled to follow Linda Gross v. Ethicon, which on Thursday, February 28 resulted in an $11.1 million award to Linda and Jeff Gross. The award includes $7.76 million in punitive damages. See story here.
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