Posts Tagged ‘ Johnson & Johnson ’

Just In: Carlino Pelvic Mesh Found Defective Awards $13.5 Million Against J&J

Feb 10th, 2016 | By
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Mesh News Desk, February 10, 2016, 11:30 am EST ~ Late this morning, a Philadelphia jury found Johnson & Johnson (J&J) made a defective pelvic mesh – the TVT- and awarded Sharon Carlino $13.5 million.  The jury found the warnings to her doctor were defective and he said he would never have implanted the transvaginal
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Johnson & Johnson Offers First Transvaginal Mesh Settlement $120 Million

Jan 27th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, January 27, 2016 ~ Bloomberg News (here) reports Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $120 million to settle thousands of injury lawsuits filed by women implanted with the company’s transvaginal mesh. The offer resolves anywhere from 2,000 to 3,000 lawsuits. The number represents $40,000 to $60,000 per case before legal fees and outstanding debt
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Judge Goodwin Defers Counterfeit Mesh Allegations Against Boston Scientific to the FDA

Jan 27th, 2016 | By
Judge Joseph Goodwin

Mesh News Desk, January 27, 2016~Judge Joseph Goodwin who is overseeing thousands of pelvic mesh injury cases in his West Virginia court has decided to let the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) handle the latest hot potato – counterfeit mesh from China. Citing the doctrine of primary jurisdiction, the federal judge, in a January
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J&J Cuts 3,000 Jobs in Medical Device Sector Due To Weak Performance

Jan 19th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, January 19, 2016,  ~ Johnson & Johnson will cut about 3,000 jobs in its medical device division. The company based in New Brunswick, New Jersey made that announcement Tuesday. The  workforce cutback represents  more than 2 percent of J&J employees globally and 4-6% of medical device workers. “These actions recognize the changing needs
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Pelvic Mesh-Injured Women Plan April Rally in Charleston, WV

Jan 18th, 2016 | By
Mesh Awareness Movement in Charleston, WV, June 2015

Mesh News Desk, January 18, 2016 ~ Organizers of mesh-injured women want the public to know a rally is planned for Charleston, West Virginia on Monday, April 11, 2016. That is the date that 37 transvaginal mesh trials will be heard on the same day before U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Goodwin. .  The defendant
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Philadelphia Prolift Mesh Case Yields $12.5 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Mesh News Desk, December 22, 2015 ~ After negotiating for less than 24 hours, the 12 jurors in the case of a woman implanted with a Prolift pelvic mesh made by Johnson & Johnson (J&J), added to her $5.5 million compensatory award with $7 million in punitive damages bringing her total jury award to $12.5
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Prolift Pelvic Mesh Found Defectively Designed, Plantiff Awarded $5.5 Million, Punitives to be Determined

Dec 21st, 2015 | By
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Mesh News Desk, December 21, 2015 ~ A Philadelphia jury today ruled Johnson & Johnson (J&J) must pay a mesh-injured woman $5.5 million in compensatory damages for its negligence over the defectively designed Prolift pelvic mesh. The jury will return for deliberations Tuesday over punitive damages which could add millions to the verdict in a
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Jurors Begin Deliberating Philadelphia Prolift Pelvic Mesh Case

Dec 16th, 2015 | By
Prolift on eBay July 2013

The two-week trial of Hammons  v. Ethicon case went to the jury Friday in the first pelvic mesh tried in Pennsylvania. The Indiana woman, Patricia Hammons, filed a product liability case against Ethicon, a subdivision of Johnson & Johnson over a Prolift pelvic mesh she received to treat incontinence in 2009.  (Case No. 130503913). The
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Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial Underway in Philadelphia Exposes Document Destruction by J&J

Dec 9th, 2015 | By
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Mesh News Desk, December 8, 2015 ~ OPENING ARGUMENTS Opening arguments got underway for Philadelphia’s first pelvic mesh trial last week. Patricia Hammons, 64, filed her product liability action against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon over her Prolift pelvic mesh implant, used to treat a condition known as bladder prolapse. Initially filed in
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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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