Posts Tagged ‘ Ethicon ’

Judge Goodwin Calls Pelvic Mesh Makers to Court This Week

Nov 16th, 2015 | By
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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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Rabiola Trial Rescheduled to 2016, First Trial for TVT-Secur

Oct 27th, 2015 | By
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October 27, 2015 ~ The Josephine Marie Rabiola v. Ethicon trial, scheduled for Monday, October 26 in Austin, Texas has been rescheduled to February 2016 at the Austin court’s request.  The judge is not set in this rotating docket. The case is expected to be rescheduled one more time at a later date, perhaps mid-2016.
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Juror Talks in Cavness Pelvic Mesh Case!

Oct 7th, 2015 | By
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Mesh News Desk, October 7, 2015 ~ A juror in the Cavness trial has agreed to come forward after a call was put out on the last Mesh News Desk story.   Your editor has confirmed through two sources that she was an actual juror.  Here is what “Karen” has to say.  She wants to
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Cavness Testimony – A Life Today of Pain

Oct 6th, 2015 | By
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Mesh News Desk, October 6, 2015 ~ Carol Cavness did testify to the jury in her trial on the afternoon of September 28th. Previously Mesh News Desk had reported she appeared by voice only.    On Monday, she lost her product liability trial against Ethicon/ J&J. This was the first jury decision for the pelvic
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Cavness v. Ethicon – First Jury Vote for Ethicon 10-2, Mesh Not Defectively Designed

Oct 5th, 2015 | By
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Mesh News Desk, October 5, 2015 ~ In its second day of deliberations, the 12-member jury in Cavness v. Kowalczyk (et al., case # DC-14-04220) decided for the Defendant Johnson & Johnson, 10-2.   In doing so, jurors found the Prosima pelvic mesh, made by Ethicon (J&J) is not defective in its design and in its
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Monday Morning- Jury Still Out in Cavness Pelvic Mesh Trial Against J&J

Oct 5th, 2015 | By
Judge Ken Molberg, 95th Judicial District, TX

The jury had question about 11 am Central time for Judge Ken Molberg in his Dallas court.   The jury had a question they relayed to Judge Ken Molberg in a jury note. What is Proximate Cause? The judge answered. “On page 3 of the charge of the court you will find a definition of proximate
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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
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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
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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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