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Isreali Lawyers Preparing Class Action Defective Product Suits Over Prolift Mesh

Oct 1st, 2014 | By
Isreali Lawyers Preparing Class Action Defective Product Suits Over Prolift Mesh

More news is coming into Mesh News Desk from around the world concerning mesh litigation. Johnson & Johnson is being sued in Israel over complications linked to its Prolift Vaginal Mesh kit used to treat pelvic organ prolapse.  You may recall that the Prolift was sold by Ethicon (Johnson & Jonson) before it ever received FDA approval.  See background story
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Australia’s Vaginal Mesh ~ Largest Class Action in History?

Oct 15th, 2012 | By
Australia’s Vaginal Mesh ~ Largest Class Action in History?

  October 15, 2012 ~ It could become the largest class action product liability lawsuit in Australian history. Julie Davis is the plaintiff who heads the class action lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson (J&J), in the third class action against the company in Australia in as many years. She like other women had what
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Toronto: Globe and Mail on Risks of Surgical Meshes

May 8th, 2012 | By
Toronto: Globe and Mail on Risks of Surgical Meshes

The Toronto, Canada newspaper, The Globe and Mail, on May 7, Monday night published, “Time to discuss risks of surgical meshes.” These are embarrassing issues to discuss says newspaper columnist, Andre Picard, because they involve so-called “private parts.” Most reporters don’t usually write about organs that protrude through the vagina or urine leakage when one
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Canadian Courts Take Aim At Ethicon

Apr 23rd, 2012 | By
Canadian Courts Take Aim At Ethicon

April 23, 2012 ~ The case against Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, and Ethicon Women’s Health and Urology and Gynacare was filed in Ontario Superior Court of Justice on February 3, 2012 but details are now just surfacing. The claim names Plaintiffs Janice Carol Kouyoumjian and Terrence Kouyoumjian (her spouse) on behalf of themselves and others
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CTV – Canadian Transvaginal Mesh Class Action Lawsuit

Apr 18th, 2012 | By
CTV – Canadian Transvaginal Mesh Class Action Lawsuit

April 17, 2012 ~ CTV National News on Tuesday, April 17, ran a taped story of two women who are involved in a multimillion dollar class action lawsuit in Canada over vaginal mesh. The women are now disabled and unable to work as a result of being implanted with synthetic surgical mesh as a treatment
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We hope you find this a helpful resource. National News Editor, Jane Akre, began MDND with the hope of providing the latest news, information and perspective from the regulatory, industry and patient point of view, something that goes under-reported in much of the coverage of medical devices. The public is just now becoming aware that many devices do not undergo the same scrutiny as prescription drugs and are instead grandfathered in under an FDA loophole that has gone largely unchanged since the 1970s. As a result, patients become the post-market clinical trial subjects, and many suffer devastating and permanent injuries.