Posts Tagged ‘ Ethicon ’

J&J PROSIMA Pelvic Mesh Case Goes to the Jury!

Oct 2nd, 2015 | By
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MND, October 2, 2015 ~ About 3 pm Central Time, the case of Cavness v. Ethicon rested  and went to a Dallas jury for deliberation.  (Carol Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220). **Late Word** The jury was dismissed 5:51 EST saying they needed more time. They were hungry and tired!  Monday they will
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Defense on Prosima’s Low Complication Rate

Oct 1st, 2015 | By
Dr k

Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to Cavness v. Ethicon, underway in a Dallas courtroom.  [This coverage is prepared by your editor, who has sat in the courtroom for five pelvic mesh trials (C.R. Bard, Ethicon) and has witnessed three additional trials (Boston Scientific , Ethicon) via CVN feeds.  Coverage is based on collective
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Plaintiffs Rest with $70 Billion Reasons Jury Should Find for Pelvic Mesh Victim

Sep 30th, 2015 | By
Day 5 Carey study on posterior repair prosima prototype

THANKS TO COURTROOM VIEW NETWORK FOR ACCESS TO THE LIVE FEED IN DALLAS COURTROOM.  MND, September 29, 2015 ~ Continuing on what would be the final day of the Plaintiff’s case in Cavness v. Ethicon (Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220), Dr. Michael Margolis, a California urogynecologist and mesh removal expert took the stand
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Day Six: Cavness v. Ethicon Mesh Critic Blasts Polypropylene Pelvic Mesh

Sep 29th, 2015 | By
Dr. Michael Carley, Baylor urogynecologist

Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to a live feed in this Dallas courtroom of Judge Ken Molberg.  Carol Canvess v. Kowalczyk et al. #DC-14-04220. MND, September 28, 2015 ~ Dr. Michael Carley, affiliated with Baylor-Health Texas, (here) first saw Carol Cavness June 14, 2012, two months after she had a Prosima pelvic mesh
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Trial Day 5 – Doctor Would Not Use Prosima Pelvic Mesh Again

Sep 26th, 2015 | By
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THANKS TO COURTROOM VIEW NETWORK FOR PROVIDING A LIVE FEED TO Carol Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220, in its fifth day in a Dallas courtroom. MND, September 25, 2015 ~ Carol Cavness sued Ethicon in 2014 after having a Prosima polypropylene mesh device implanted transvaginally two years earlier to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP).
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J&J’s Prosima Pelvic Mesh – A Game Changer?

Sep 25th, 2015 | By
William Gage, Butler Snow for Ethicon

MND, September 24, 2015 ~ On this Day Four of the Cavness v Ethicon (Carol Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220) trial being heard before Judge Ken Molberg in a Dallas courtroom, William Gage, an attorney for Ethicon, had to do damage control to the testimony by an expert for the Plaintiff, Dr. Peggy
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Plaintiff’s Expert Outlines J&J’s Push to Market Prosima Pelvic Mesh

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By
Peggy Pence, PdD and team at Symbion Research Intl.

MND, September 23, 2015 ~ Wednesday was day three of the Cavness v Ethicon (Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., trial, case # DC-14-04220) being heard in the 95th District Court of Dallas County, Texas before Judge Ken Molberg. Dr. Peggy Pence took the stand all day.  Pence, a PhD and expert in regulatory affairs has more
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Ethicon’s Prosima Latest Pelvic Mesh Trial Gets Underway

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By
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MND, September 21, 2015 ~ CAVNESS V. JOHNSON & JOHNSON  Jury selection got underway Monday in the pelvic mesh case of case of Carol Cavness v. Ethicon DC-14-04220.  This is the third pelvic mesh trial before Judge Ken Molberg in the 95th Judicial District of Texas. Last April the trial of Linda Batiste resulted in a
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J&J Tries to Overturn Batiste’s $1.2 Million Verdict

Sep 20th, 2015 | By
Linda Batiste

MND, September 20, 2015 ~ Linda Batiste was awarded $1.2 million by a Dallas jury last year as compensation for the injuries she suffered from her defective pelvic mesh implant made by Johnson & Johnson (J&J). Now the healthcare giant wants that award overturned. The 65-year-old Batiste died from cancer last month. She never saw her compensation
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Updated Transvaginal Pelvic Mesh Trials Ahead, 83,000 Pelvic Mesh Cases Filed in One Court!

Sep 9th, 2015 | By
TVT Secur

MND, September 8, 2015 ~ After a long spring and summer that was supposed to encourage settlement to pelvic mesh litigation, there were few pelvic mesh trials scheduled. This fall should see a surge in the number of pelvic mesh trials, especially against Ethicon/ Johnson & Johnson. The healthcare giant indicates it wants to continue to
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