Posts Tagged ‘ defective product ’

Kugel Mesh Lawsuits Still Being Filed After Recall and Settlement

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

According to an article in Lawyers and Settlements lawsuits are still being filed against the maker of the Kugel Hernia Mesh. Mesh manufacturer C.R. Bard offered a $184 million settlement more than three years ago to some 3,000 Kugel mesh implanted patients.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration began the Kugel recall in 2005 and
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Attorney Tells Mesh News Desk Why the $73 Mill Win in Salazar Case?

Sep 9th, 2014 | By
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Mesh News Desk talked tonight with David Matthews, of Matthews & Associates, one of the Texas law firms that represented Mrs. Salazar.  This case was heard in state court under Judge Ken Molberg and only the third case naming manufacturer, Boston Scientific. The two cases heard in August, Cardenas and Albright, both were decided by
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Renowned Urologist for the Plaintiffs Does Not Use Synthetic Mesh

Aug 28th, 2014 | By
Dr. Jerry Blaivas

This coverage is provided in conjunction with We Are Mesh Survivors, a coalition of synthetic vaginal mesh implant survivors united to demand justice for those who have suffered and to demand that existing products be pulled from the market until their safety can be demonstrated. You could call the afternoon witness in the Huskey v. Ethicon
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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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J&J Named in Another Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

Apr 15th, 2014 | By
Prolene mesh

Plaintiff  Richard McLaughlin filed his lawsuit in California’s Central District last February. Although his mesh, made by Johnson & Johnson, was used for hernia repair, the allegations are the same as mesh used for pelvic organ prolapse – that the mesh is defective, that the instructions were missing or misleading, that the company is liable
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J&J Faces first Defective Transvaginal Mesh Trial in Federal Court Monday

Feb 9th, 2014 | By
Prolift, sold on eBay

The first federal trial accusing healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J)  of making defective transvaginal mesh will begin with jury selection Monday morning, February 10, in a Charleston, West Virginia courtroom. This is the first of 15,000 cases naming Ethicon, a division of J&J, consolidated before Judge Joseph R. Goodwin. Because there are 50,000 cases
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Rizzo – No Attorneys’ Fees But Pay $14k to Bard over Dismissed Case

Nov 11th, 2013 | By
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The Good News  Linda Rizzo and her husband Ronald do not have to pay attorney’s fees to C.R. Bard after they dropped their transvaginal mesh lawsuit against the company. Judge Joseph R. Goodwin denied the move to recoup attorneys’ fees after the Rizzos dropped their case September 20th over her failed Avaulta pelvic mesh (Rizzo
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Court Schedule for Bellwether Trials Posted in Upcoming Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Oct 14th, 2013 | By

The federal court in Charleston, West Virginia, that has more than 33,000 defective product claims consolidated in something called Multidistrict Litigation (MDL), now has a new section on the website for each MDL bellwether trial. Each of six transvaginal mesh manufacturers will face off with plaintiffs in four jury trials intended to test legal theories
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Breaking News! AMS Alleges “Scheme” to Profit from Transvaginal Mesh Injuries

Oct 10th, 2013 | By
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A Mesh News Desk Exclusive ~ A hearing in federal court in West Virginia, Thursday, will determine whether American Medical Systems (AMS) can pursue allegations of what it calls a “scheme” to create fraudulent transvaginal mesh removal records for profit and to stack the deck against the mesh maker in ongoing federal litigation. The mesh
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Bard Opening Arguments in Federal Transvaginal Mesh Case

Jul 9th, 2013 | By
Bard Avaulta Support System

July 9, 2013 ~“Our job together is to figure out the facts. Trust is a sacred and powerful thing. Although a corporation may be doing good work, if you find they failed in warning, making and manufacturing this device, you must hold them accountable.” That was the opening statement from attorney Henry Garrard who represents
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