Posts Tagged ‘ Ethicon ’

Top 10 Myths Woman are Told Today about Pelvic Mesh

Dec 17th, 2014 | By

  Mesh News Desk readers frequently share what they’ve been told during the consultation process with a doctor who is encouraging them to have a mesh implant as a treatment for incontinence or prolapse.  Unfortunately the stories have not changed much since this story first ran in April. If you have been diagnosed with incontinence
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Dec 11th, 2014 | By

By Dan C. Bolton, Of Counsel, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP                 In recent months, Endo Pharmaceuticals made several announcements concerning global settlements in the transvaginal mesh litigation against American Medical Systems (AMS) pending before Judge Goodwin in federal district court in West Virginia (MDL 2325).  Based on the numbers of women participating, the AMS
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J&J Wants New Trial After $3.27 Huskey Verdict

Oct 19th, 2014 | By
Courthouse on beautiful sunny day from east side

On October 14, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) filed a Motion in federal court asking that the Jo Huskey verdict be overturned and that  the company receive a new trial. See Huskey Doc #438 J&J asks for a new trial October 2014,  2:12-cv-05201. In September, Mrs. Huskey won a $3.27 million judgment against the medical device maker,
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Isreali Lawyers Preparing Class Action Defective Product Suits Over Prolift Mesh

Oct 1st, 2014 | By
Statue, WikiCommons

More news is coming into Mesh News Desk from around the world concerning mesh litigation. Johnson & Johnson is being sued in Israel over complications linked to its Prolift Vaginal Mesh kit used to treat pelvic organ prolapse.  You may recall that the Prolift was sold by Ethicon (Johnson & Jonson) before it ever received FDA approval.  See background story
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Jury Decides for Huskey $3.27 Million in Pelvic Mesh Trial!

Sep 5th, 2014 | By
U.S. District Court, Charleston, WV

After a two week trial, Huskey v. Ethicon, the eight member jury returned a verdict just before noon, Friday September 5, of $3.27 million. Emotion erupted in the courtroom as the clerk read the breakdown! Huskey had proven by the preponderance of the evidence, defective design, a failure to warn, strict liability and negligence in
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Plaintiffs’ Attorney Talks to Jurors One Last Time in Federal Pelvic Mesh Case

Sep 5th, 2014 | By
TOT sling  Scottish pelvic floor network

Fidelma Fitzpatrick was the lead attorney representing Motley Rice on behalf of Mrs. Huskey.  Her closing arguments to the jury are here, as quickly as I could type.  I didn’t feel it was possible to try and edit them down.  This sums up the two week trial of Huskey v. Ethicon, a pelvic mesh case
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Closing Argument Ed Wallace in Huskey v. Ethicon

Sep 4th, 2014 | By
Ed Wallace, attorney for Jo Huskey

Your reporter, Jane Akre, was in the courtroom and listened to the closing arguments. They are usually a good summary of what transpired during the trial.  Instead of trying to select bits and pieces, here is what was said as reasonably close to it as this reporter was able. The Plaintiff got to go  first
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Defense Wraps in Huskey V. Ethicon, Cross on Million$ of Company Friends

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By

Dr. Christina Pramudji, MD was the witness called by Ethicon as the defense wraps up its case in the second week of this product liability case, Huskey v Ethicon. The Houston- based urogynecologist was chosen by Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) to do a physical exam on plaintiff Jo Husky to determine her mesh-related injuries. This
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Day Seven Huskey v Ethicon – Defense Experts Hail TVT

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By

This Day 7 of the Huskey v. Ethicon trial was a defense case with glowing reviews of the synthetic mid urethral sling. Mrs. Huskey was implanted with a TVT-O made by Ethicon (J&J) in February 2011. The defense is wrapping up its version of events after the  plaintiffs case which began last week.  The plaintiff
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September Brings Mesh Trials – Finally

Sep 1st, 2014 | By
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Welcome to Mesh News Desk/ Mesh Medical Device News Desk! When it rains it pours.  This week there were THREE pelvic mesh trials all at the same time! Forget the fact that we have waited for many months to have any litigation…. then they come all at once.  Thanks goes out to Courtroom View Network,
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