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Day 24: Linda Gross v. Ethicon J&J Case Goes to Jury in First Vaginal Mesh Trial

Feb 19th, 2013 | By

February 19, 2013 ~  In this first lawsuit to go to trial over whether the Ethicon unit of Johnson & Johnson properly designed the Prolift vaginal mesh implant, nine jurors received instructions this morning from Judge Carol Higbee in the Atlantic City, New Jersey courtroom. Jurors are required to accept the ‘The Charge’ of Judge
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What’s Next in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon Trial ~ Michael Monheit, Anapol Schwartz

Feb 13th, 2013 | By
What’s Next in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon Trial ~ Michael Monheit, Anapol Schwartz

February 13, 2014 ~ Yesterday, Tuesday, February 12, the case rested in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial.  Linda Gross, 43, alleges that the Ethicon manufactured Prolift system, a permanent medical device implant made by a division of Johnson &  Johnson, was defective in its design, manufacture and in instructions for use. Mesh Medical Device
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Latest Legal News – A Surge in Avaulta Claims May Consolidate

Oct 13th, 2011 | By
Latest Legal News – A Surge in Avaulta Claims May Consolidate

OCTOBER 13, 2011 – Hundreds of lawsuits against medical device maker, C.R. Bard, have been filed and the latest motion attempts to bring them into one mass case. Share this:



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.