Posts Tagged ‘ Johnson & Johnson ’

Expecting a Mesh Settlement? Will a Special Needs Trust Work for You?

Jul 7th, 2015 | By
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Many women find themselves in this situation – they are about to receive a settlement as a result of a personal injury lawsuit, in this case a pelvic mesh injury.    But if she also receives any means-tested government disability benefits, this settlement might not seem like good news at all. Settlement proceeds payable either as a
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*New* J&J Execs Have Some Explaining To Do About Pelvic Mesh Particles

Jun 26th, 2015 | By
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According to court documents filed this week, Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon division must have corporate designees ready to be deposed August 5 in Morristown, New Jersey. The subject – why its TVT (transvaginal tape), including the TVT-O mesh (transobturator tape) has had a problem with mesh particles and possible foreign matter found in
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Urogynecologist Dr. Walker Talks Mesh Removals and Worst Offenders

Jun 8th, 2015 | By
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Dr. Christopher Walker is a Urogynecologist located in Orlando, Florida. His practice focuses on urogynecology and female pelvic reconstruction.  His office link Besturogyn.com is here.  This month he is also a supporter of Mesh News Desk.  Mesh News Desk editor, Jane Akre recently interviewed Dr. Walker who has patients from around the world visiting his
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MAM Rally Going to West Virginia for Pelvic Mesh Status Conference

May 26th, 2015 | By
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Charleston, West Virginia will be the setting for a gathering of both sides involved in pelvic mesh litigation for a June 2 status conference before Judge Joseph Goodwin, and of mesh-injured women from the region who have decided to converge in a show of solidarity to bring an end to the protracted litigation. Here is the order
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*New* New Brunswick Today Covers J&J Upcoming Shareholders Meeting

Apr 14th, 2015 | By
State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ, Locations of this year's shareholder's meeting.

Thanks to reporter David Schatz of New Brunswick Today for the reminder about next week’s Johnson & Johnson shareholder’s meeting. Included in the story is a link to Mesh News Desk and coverage of those We Are Mesh Survivors members who attended last year’s event at the Hyatt Regency, directly across from J&J headquarters. Three
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Judge Goodwin Calls Both Sides to the Table June 2 in Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Apr 2nd, 2015 | By
Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, overseeing bellwether mesh trials

In an April 2 order, issued by Judge Joseph Goodwin who is overseeing thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits, all sides in transvaginal litigation are being called to Charleston, West Virginia June 2. Here is the order as it pertains to Ethicon. Four other manufacturers, minus Neomedic, have also been called to the federal courthouse. Here
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Doctors Refute Ms. Perry’s Mesh Injury Claims

Feb 26th, 2015 | By
Dr. Brian Flynn, U of Colorado urologist

**Update*  At this writing, the Perry case has gone to the jury** MND will bring you the verdict when it becomes available.** Medical doctors who treated or examined Ms. Coleen Perry, the plaintiff in Perry v. Ethicon, (1:13-cv-00729-AWI-JLT), took the stand to testify in the fifth week of her trial against Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson
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Perry Hammered About Her Medical Past in Transvaginal Mesh Trial

Feb 12th, 2015 | By
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Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to live streaming video of the Perry v. Ethicon trial. Mesh News Desk is prevented from showing any plaintiffs or evidence or from quoting directly from the case. On Monday, February 9, the plaintiff in Perry v. Ethicon, (Case 1:13-cv-00729-AWI-JLT), took the stand again after a long weekend break.
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Judge Goodwin Calls for Pelvic Mesh Settlements as Lawyers Gather in WV

Feb 4th, 2015 | By
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Judge Joseph Goodwin has a problem. With more than 72,000 federal cases filed in his court, consolidated in multidistrict litigation (MDL), he knows there is not enough time for these plaintiffs to ever see justice. The MDL was never intended to deal with a class of plaintiffs this large.  So what to do? Judge Goodwin
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*NEW – Pelvic Mesh Litigation Ahead

Feb 1st, 2015 | By
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For those court watchers who may want to attend a pelvic mesh trial, here are the upcoming actions around the country.  Please be advised there may be more, but these have recently come to the attention of Mesh News Desk.   This list will be expanded as more lawsuits make their way to court. At
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