Posts Tagged ‘ judge Goodwin ’

J&J Systematically Destroyed Evidence in Upcoming Mesh Trials, Pl Lawyers Call it ”Severe” Destruction of Evidence

Dec 8th, 2013 | By
J&J Systematically Destroyed Evidence in Upcoming Mesh Trials, Pl Lawyers Call it ”Severe” Destruction of Evidence

Ethicon Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, 12-MD-02327, In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation Joseph R. Goodwin, presiding Date filed: 02/07/2012 Date of last filing: 12/03/2013 PART ONE     (Continues in Part 2) According to a 30-page document filed in federal court in West Virginia December 2, officials at Johnson & Johnson
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The Cisson Transvaginal Mesh Trial Against C.R. Bard – What did we Learn?

Dec 4th, 2013 | By

The Donna Cisson product liability trial against C.R. Bard, a New Jersey- based mesh manufacturer is finally over and the Judgment Order was filed in federal court October 18, 2013 confirming the jury verdict which C.R. Bard tried to amend or reverse. On August 15, 2013 Cisson was awarded $250,000 in compensatory damages and $1,750,000
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December News and Views

Dec 1st, 2013 | By
December News and Views

  December already?   It seems as though this year has just passed by with greater speed than ever before…. is that what happens when you get older? I hope not. Mesh Medical Device News Desk began in the summer of 2011 because your editor saw a need to consolidate news and information and to “Put
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Tolling Agreements – Legal Deadlines Nearing for Mesh-Injured

Sep 15th, 2013 | By

by Aaron Leigh Horton Blog:   @themeshwarrior.wordpress.com Twitter:  @themeshwarrior Email:  themeshwarrior@gmail.com September 12, 2013 – According to USDefinitions.legal.com, a tolling agreement is an agreement to waive a right to claim that litigation should be dismissed due to the expiration of a statute of limitations. Its purpose is typically to allow a party additional time to assess
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Lawsuits on the Horizon – Do they Represent the Scope of Injuries?

Sep 6th, 2013 | By

2014 should be a very busy year for transvaginal and incontinence mesh lawsuits. The four Boston Scientific bellwether cases have reportedly been chosen by federal Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, overseeing about 30,000 cases consolidated in his West Virginia Court. On August 1, both sides presented their proposed cases. Judge Goodwin in a pretrial order said:
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C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Case Week 2 – Bard Avaulta Never Studied in Humans

Aug 6th, 2013 | By
C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Case Week 2 – Bard Avaulta Never Studied in Humans

As the trial of Donna Cisson v. C.R. Bard moves into its second week, Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MDND) is exploring the documents filed in the case so far. MDND readers can help dig deeper by reading the multi-page depositions which appears throughout the story. The Donna Cisson trial began July 29 after a
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Judge Grants Motions Limiting Testimony in Bard Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Jun 7th, 2013 | By
Judge Grants Motions Limiting Testimony in Bard Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Product Liability Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) June 7, 2013 ~ News coming out of Charleston, West Virginia in the upcoming trials of C.R. Bard over its Avaulta family of transvaginal mesh products show the cases are moving along to a July 8 trial date as defendant, C.R. Bard tries to limit the testimony of 12 sets
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MDL News: 21,257 Cases Filed in Federal Transvaginal Mesh Litigation

May 24th, 2013 | By

May 24, 2013 ~ A meeting in Charleston, West Virginia yesterday, where about 20,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits have been consolidated, yielded an tentative agreement on tolling agreements. Under law, a tolling agreement suspends for a period of time, the statute of limitations. In this case, the  July, 2013 two-year statute of limitations date will be
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Question: Which Transvaginal Mesh Trials are Next?

Feb 20th, 2013 | By
Question: Which Transvaginal Mesh Trials are Next?

MDND (Mesh Medical Device News Desk) and its FB Page have been receiving a lot of questions about which trials are scheduled to follow Linda Gross v. Ethicon, which on Thursday, February 28 resulted in an $11.1 million award to Linda and Jeff Gross. The award includes $7.76 million in punitive damages. See story here.
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Breaking News! Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Plans to Pull Plug on Four Transvaginal Meshes!

Jun 4th, 2012 | By
Breaking News! Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Plans to Pull Plug on Four Transvaginal Meshes!

June 4, 2012 ~ Breaking news!  Bloomberg is reporting (here) that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has requested the paperwork to stop selling four different types of transvaginal mesh in the face of hundreds of lawsuits. The Ethicon unit of J & J told a federal judge in West Virginia that it has requested the official
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We hope you find this a helpful resource. National News Editor, Jane Akre, began MDND with the hope of providing the latest news, information and perspective from the regulatory, industry and patient point of view, something that goes under-reported in much of the coverage of medical devices. The public is just now becoming aware that many devices do not undergo the same scrutiny as prescription drugs and are instead grandfathered in under an FDA loophole that has gone largely unchanged since the 1970s. As a result, patients become the post-market clinical trial subjects, and many suffer devastating and permanent injuries.