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RICO Suit Accuses Boston Scientific of Fraud in Smuggling Defective Pelvic Mesh from China

Jan 15th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, January 15, 2016 ~ This week the Mostyn law firm of Houston filed a federal racketeering lawsuit against Boston Scientific, the transvaginal mesh manufacturer already the focus of thousands of pelvic mesh actions in federal court in West Virginia.   The charge – Boston Scientific (BSX) knowingly smuggled and used counterfeit material
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Pap Smears: A Technican Speaks Out About Problems and Profits

Jun 20th, 2013 | By
Mark Krause

June 20, 2013 ~Mark K. is a laboratory technician whose job it is to read PAP smears, the annual test recommended to screen for cervical cancer for most women. In a rare insider opinion, he shares with readers of MDND what he feels is not working. It is a rare look at what many rank
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Ethicon Trial Opening Statements Thursday

Jan 8th, 2013 | By
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January 8, 2013 ~ Jurors are being selected today for the first of 1,974 lawsuits to be heard in a New Jersey state court against Johnson & Johnson, maker of the Gynecare Prolift Pelvic Floor Repair System (here) transvaginal mesh. Plaintiff Linda Gross from Watertown, South Dakota and her lawyers argue that Ethicon, a division
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Boston Scientific Under Investigation for Transvaginal Mesh Sales

Nov 8th, 2012 | By
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November 8, 2012 ~  A required report by Boston Scientific reveals a number of states plan to initiate an investigation about how Boston Scientific sells mesh. The information is contained in the company’s quarterly regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, (here), issued November 6. In the report, the Natick, Mass.-based medical device company admits
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NPR: Why People Do Bad Things

May 1st, 2012 | By
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May 1, 2012 ~ National Public Radio ran a podcast of an interesting topic, Why People do Bad Things. We often find that executives within a company or within a huge hospital complex will do things which most people find morally and ethically wrong. Listen to the story of Toby Groves, who as a young
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X-Rated, Misbranded Medical Device Winner a Loser

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By
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This true story will help you enjoy your holiday. Not to have a laugh at someone else’s expense, but when they are so wrong, why not? In this case a Mr. Gary Winner (his real name), 49, from Buffalo Grove, Illinois, owned a company called Planned Eldercare which allegedly supplied durable medical equipment to the
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