Posts Tagged ‘ Ethicon ’

Edwards Pelvic Mesh Trial Delayed, Huskey Trial Verdict Will Stand, 200 J&J Cases Readied for Trial

Aug 20th, 2015 | By
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MND, August 20, 2015 ~ There have been some new developments in Ethicon transvaginal mesh litigation.  The first news is that the upcoming trial of Edwards v. Ethicon (2:12-cv-09972) will not commence August 24 but is rescheduled for January 11, 2016. Tonya Edwards, 43, a Georgia resident, was implanted with a TVT-O by Dr. Harold
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Mesh Trial Pioneer Linda Batiste to be Laid to Rest

Aug 14th, 2015 | By
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MND, August 14, 2015 ~ A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, August 15 in Garland, Texas for mesh-injured  pioneer Linda Elizabeth Batiste.   Batiste died Saturday, August 8th. She had been suffering from cancer. Linda Batiste, 65, was the plaintiff in the first trial to win a jury award against Johnson & Johnson over her pelvic
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Keeton and the FDA Conspiracy Concerning Pelvic Mesh

Aug 3rd, 2015 | By
Lana Keeton, Spirit of Justice Statue Dec 2014

MND, August 3, 2015 ~ Lana Keeton seeks compensatory damages of $7 million and punitive damages of $21 million from J&J, the FDA, its lawyers and employees. This story is continued from Part One. She’s a tough talking Texan given to accolades to the above, “This is God’s purpose for me. He perfectly prepared me
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Pelvic Mesh Trials Naming J&J

Jul 16th, 2015 | By
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The following is a partial list of the upcoming pelvic mesh trials naming J&J’s Ethicon mesh as defective. Understand that the  schedule frequently changes so this is the most up-to-date. Other manufacturers cases will be added as they become available.  Trial updates The Jennifer Ramirez v. Ethicon  case was supposed to start July 13 in
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J&J: Talk of Mesh Litigation Absent from 2 Q Report

Jul 15th, 2015 | By
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Notably absent from the Johnson & Johnson Second Quarter report is any discussion of pelvic mesh litigation, its cost and its specific toll on the company. Speaking to a group of investors Tuesday, CEO Alex Gorsky did not mention pelvic mesh, transvaginal, urology, gynecology, or of the 35,000 or so product liability cases the company is facing.
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Expecting a Mesh Settlement? Will a Special Needs Trust Work for You?

Jul 7th, 2015 | By
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Many women find themselves in this situation – they are about to receive a settlement as a result of a personal injury lawsuit, in this case a pelvic mesh injury.    But if she also receives any means-tested government disability benefits, this settlement might not seem like good news at all. Settlement proceeds payable either as a
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Mesh Maker Covidien Agrees to Settle 11,000 Claims

Jun 30th, 2015 | By
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Covidien will settle some of the 11,000 pelvic mesh claims it has pending in federal court, Reuters reports citing court documents. There is no word on the amount of settlement dollars being offered and no specificity on the number of outstanding product liability claims that will be included in the settlement. This would be the third
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*New* Judge Goodwin’s June 2 Status Hearing – on Mesh, Medicare and Media

Jun 21st, 2015 | By
Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, overseeing bellwether mesh trials

Many readers have asked about the contents of the June 2 Status hearing in Charleston, West Virginia called by Judge Joseph Goodwin. He is overseeing more than 77,000 pelvic mesh cases in his federal courtroom. The hearing brought lawyers from five mesh manufacturers (Bard, AMS, Boston Scientific, Ethicon and Coloplast) as well as the attorneys
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*Updated* J&J Facing 37 Pelvic Mesh Trials in December

Jun 16th, 2015 | By
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In an attempt to move the enormous number of transvaginal pelvic mesh cases through his court, Judge Joseph Goodwin will consolidate for trial 37 cases naming Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) to be heard in his Charleston, WV court on December 7, 2015.  Previously filed as 26 cases last month, that was soon updated to 29 product liability
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Urogynecologist Dr. Walker Talks Mesh Removals and Worst Offenders

Jun 8th, 2015 | By
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Dr. Christopher Walker is a Urogynecologist located in Orlando, Florida. His practice focuses on urogynecology and female pelvic reconstruction.  His office link Besturogyn.com is here.  This month he is also a supporter of Mesh News Desk.  Mesh News Desk editor, Jane Akre recently interviewed Dr. Walker who has patients from around the world visiting his
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