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Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed in West Virginia Court

Sep 17th, 2013 | By
Bard Ventralex hernia mesh

Rosemary S. Roberts has filed a negligence lawsuit against C.R. Bard for injuries she suffered from the hernia mesh implanted in her in 2004 reports the West Virginia Record. It was filed August 22 in Kanawha Circuit Court in Charleston, West Virginia, the same city where more than 30,000 lawsuits have been filed alleging  defective
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Famous Mass Torts of the Past, the Story of Vioxx and its Billion Dollar Settlement

Aug 15th, 2013 | By

A reader of MDND asks if there has ever been a Mass Tort litigation of the sort we are seeing with transvaginal mesh? She is referring to the 28,000 cases filed in the federal court in Charleston, West Virginia, as well as the thousands of cases filed in state courts around the country. The Vioxx
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C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Trial Goes to the Jury – What Each Side Wants

Aug 14th, 2013 | By

As the Donna Cisson v. Bard case wraps up it is interesting to see what each side is offering as a final consideration before the case goes to the jury Wednesday, August 14. On Monday, an expert report prepared by Dr. Maureen Reitman and Dr. Marta Villarraga was presented which includes the history of mesh
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C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Case Week 2 – Bard Avaulta Never Studied in Humans

Aug 6th, 2013 | By

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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In C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Federal Trial Tempers Flare

Aug 1st, 2013 | By
Judges mallet 200

With more than 27,000 cases naming six transvaginal mesh makers consolidated in a Charleston, West Virginia federal courtroom, the Donna Cisson v. C.R. Bard is the first to go to trial. The first Cisson trial, which began July 8, ended in a mistrial two days later. Drugwatch reports on the second day of testimony in
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September Mesh News

Aug 1st, 2013 | By
Jane Akre

Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MDND) where you can keep up with what is currently going on regarding transvaginal, incontinence and hernia mesh and the medical news and litigation surrounding it. First and foremost if you are not aware – two years ago July the FDA issued a warning that transvaginal mesh is
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When Family Members Suffer – Watching a Loved One Hurt by Transvaginal Mesh

Jul 25th, 2013 | By
Aaron Leigh Horton

Your Call to be a Mesh Warrior July 21, 2013,   by Aaron Leigh Horton, For many of us, family members of those implanted with transvaginal mesh, life is now largely about watching someone we love writhe in unendurable pain for days on end, staying up nights kissing foreheads, caressing locks of hair, whispering prayers
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Attorney Harry Bell on Mesh Lawsuit Settlements

Jul 4th, 2013 | By
Attorney Harry Bell

MDND talked to Charleston, WV attorney Harry Bell about how cases are settled with defendants. On the eve of four back-to-back cases against C.R. Bard in West Virginia and the recent settlement of some American Medical System cases, it’s important to understand what could be next.  Too many losses and a defendant, in this case
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Welcome to MDND

May 30th, 2013 | By

June 1, 2013 ~ Welcome.  I’m Jane Akre, the Editor of MDND. We are now entering our second year of publishing and unfortunately the mesh-injured community is only growing.  At last count there were nearly 22,000 cases consolidated in one federal court in West Virginia and that does not take into account the hundreds if
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Next Trial – May 13: Carpenter v. AMS

May 8th, 2013 | By
Stewart Albertson

May 7, 2013 ~ The Marion Carpenter v American Medical Systems product liability trial is set to begin in San Bernardino County California on May 13. Carpenter has filed a medical malpractice action against her doctors and a products liability action against American Medical System. She is represented by Stewart Albertson of Albertson & Davidson
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