Posts Tagged ‘ Ethicon ’

Carlino v. Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Trial Gets Started in Philadelphia

Jan 26th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, January 26, 2016 ~ The plaintiffs are Sharon and Charles Carlino of New Jersey and they are finally having their day in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania court over her transvaginal mesh implant made by Johnson & Johnson.  The case is A.  Carlino v. Ethicon, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 1306-03470 before Judge
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J&J Cuts 3,000 Jobs in Medical Device Sector Due To Weak Performance

Jan 19th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, January 19, 2016,  ~ Johnson & Johnson will cut about 3,000 jobs in its medical device division. The company based in New Brunswick, New Jersey made that announcement Tuesday. The  workforce cutback represents  more than 2 percent of J&J employees globally and 4-6% of medical device workers. “These actions recognize the changing needs
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Pelvic Mesh-Injured Women Plan April Rally in Charleston, WV

Jan 18th, 2016 | By
Mesh Awareness Movement in Charleston, WV, June 2015

Mesh News Desk, January 18, 2016 ~ Organizers of mesh-injured women want the public to know a rally is planned for Charleston, West Virginia on Monday, April 11, 2016. That is the date that 37 transvaginal mesh trials will be heard on the same day before U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Goodwin. .  The defendant
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FDA Rules To Reclassify POP Vaginal Mesh as High Risk!

Jan 4th, 2016 | By
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January 4, 2016 ~ An expert panel convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided in September 2011 that mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) should be reclassified as high risk from its moderate risk (Class II) status. Today, the FDA announced POP mesh would finally be reclassified as a high
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Philadelphia Prolift Mesh Case Yields $12.5 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Mesh News Desk, December 22, 2015 ~ After negotiating for less than 24 hours, the 12 jurors in the case of a woman implanted with a Prolift pelvic mesh made by Johnson & Johnson (J&J), added to her $5.5 million compensatory award with $7 million in punitive damages bringing her total jury award to $12.5
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Prolift Pelvic Mesh Found Defectively Designed, Plantiff Awarded $5.5 Million, Punitives to be Determined

Dec 21st, 2015 | By
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Mesh News Desk, December 21, 2015 ~ A Philadelphia jury today ruled Johnson & Johnson (J&J) must pay a mesh-injured woman $5.5 million in compensatory damages for its negligence over the defectively designed Prolift pelvic mesh. The jury will return for deliberations Tuesday over punitive damages which could add millions to the verdict in a
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Jurors Begin Deliberating Philadelphia Prolift Pelvic Mesh Case

Dec 16th, 2015 | By
Prolift on eBay July 2013

The two-week trial of Hammons  v. Ethicon case went to the jury Friday in the first pelvic mesh tried in Pennsylvania. The Indiana woman, Patricia Hammons, filed a product liability case against Ethicon, a subdivision of Johnson & Johnson over a Prolift pelvic mesh she received to treat incontinence in 2009.  (Case No. 130503913). The
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Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial Underway in Philadelphia Exposes Document Destruction by J&J

Dec 9th, 2015 | By
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Mesh News Desk, December 8, 2015 ~ OPENING ARGUMENTS Opening arguments got underway for Philadelphia’s first pelvic mesh trial last week. Patricia Hammons, 64, filed her product liability action against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon over her Prolift pelvic mesh implant, used to treat a condition known as bladder prolapse. Initially filed in
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Judge Goodwin Calls Pelvic Mesh Makers to Court This Week

Nov 16th, 2015 | By
Judge Joseph Goodwin

ALL HANDS ON DECK MND, Nov 16, 2015 ~ In non-legal language you could say Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, who is overseeing  nearly 90,000 pelvic mesh cases in his Charleston, WV courtroom, is calling all hands on desk this week. Pretrial Order #200, signed October 16, says a mesh conference will commence Wednesday, November 18
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Settlement Dollars are Slow in Coming in Transvaginal Mesh Claims

Nov 5th, 2015 | By
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MND, Nov. 5, 2015~ Your editor recently sat down at the Mass Torts Made Perfect session on multidistrict litigation (MDL) to hear the latest on the settlements purported to be in the works concerning transvaginal mesh. Attorney Henry Garrard told the crowd that four of five mesh manufacturers are in the settlement mode.  It started
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