Posts Tagged ‘ Hernia Mesh ’

New Year~ Renewed Determination!

Feb 3rd, 2015 | By
tea 200

Hello February~ Those of you who are socked in with winter, I’m sorry. When it hits 60 degrees in Florida, we complain and have a cup of hot tea. But spring lies ahead and so does movement in this Mesh Mess. Mesh News Desk (MND or MMDND) has been covering the issues surrounding pelvic and
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Hernia Mesh-Injured Doug Bean: Suffering in Silence and Neglect

Nov 17th, 2014 | By
Doug Bean in Maine and his friend.

Doug Bean is a hernia mesh-injured man living in Maine. Please read his story. It is what happens when humans ignore the plight of those suffering, even to the extent of discontinuing their medical coverage in their greatest time of need.  Should polypropylene mesh be contraindicated when one is already trying to recover from an accident?
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Hernia Mesh: The Debate and the History

Oct 28th, 2014 | By
Dr. Robert Bendavid, Shouldice Clinic, Toronto

In this excellent article by General Surgery News (here)  the history of hernia mesh as well as the present day debate is laid out despite the fact that it is linked to chronic pain, mesh erosion into adjacent tissues or organs, infection and fistulas, among other problems. General Surgery News reports on the March 2014
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FDA – What Are We Waiting For?

Oct 28th, 2014 | By
red flag waving

FDA-What Are We Waiting For? It’s been months since the FDA said a word about mesh, and years since it’s known stronger action was needed. Meanwhile, more and more people are getting hurt. Sign our letter below to let them know how you feel. Tell the FDA: Stop hesitating. Reclassify all pelvic mesh as high-risk.
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Kugel Mesh Lawsuits Still Being Filed After Recall and Settlement

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

According to an article in Lawyers and Settlements lawsuits are still being filed against the maker of the Kugel Hernia Mesh. Mesh manufacturer C.R. Bard offered a $184 million settlement more than three years ago to some 3,000 Kugel mesh implanted patients.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration began the Kugel recall in 2005 and
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Happy Birthday Mesh News Desk!

Aug 1st, 2014 | By

It’s hard to believe when you are having so much (fun? is that the right word?)  but Mesh News Desk  aka Mesh Medical Device News Desk officially turns three this month, which also happens to be the month of your editor’s birthday.  In that time 500 pages of copy have been turned out which is
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Huskey V. Ethicon- Case Survives Summary Judgment

Jul 24th, 2014 | By
TVT-O from TVT Mums website

Jury selection August 22. Pelvic mesh trial to start August 25. The case of Huskey v. Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) has survived a summary judgment motion and will continue to federal court in Charleston, West Virginia. Jo Huskey is a 54-year-old woman who was implanted with a TVT-O pelvic mesh device in February, 2011 to
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J&J Named in Another Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

Apr 15th, 2014 | By
Prolene mesh

Plaintiff  Richard McLaughlin filed his lawsuit in California’s Central District last February. Although his mesh, made by Johnson & Johnson, was used for hernia repair, the allegations are the same as mesh used for pelvic organ prolapse – that the mesh is defective, that the instructions were missing or misleading, that the company is liable
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Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed Against Atrium Medical Corporation

Mar 11th, 2014 | By
atrium proloop mesh

Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed Against Atrium Medical Corporation By Dan C. Bolton and Farid Zakaria, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP The law firm of Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP recently filed a lawsuit in California federal court on behalf of a forty-six year old man injured by a hernia mesh product. The lawsuit alleges claims
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Richard Howden on a Cash Settlement Award Following Mesh Litigation? It didn’t happen for him.

Jan 26th, 2014 | By

My name is Richard Howden. I got a Hernia while working in November of 2006. It was not much of a Hernia as Hernia’s go. It was a Right Inguinal which is quite common. The worker’s compensation insurance sent me to a local general surgeon who determined I had a hernia and I was scheduled
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