Posts Tagged ‘ Mesh medical Device News Desk ’

Mesh Awareness Movement Rallies Planned

Jan 31st, 2016 | By

Please take a few minutes and read the “ABOUT” MAM (Mesh Awareness Movement) Group description located on the right side panel.Thank You and WELCOME! Together, we can make a difference heart emoticon This is the place to take action! Here you can find Rally Dates & Places, post and share links for signing petitions or letters,
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Patients Require Long-Term Tracking for Hernia Mesh Infections

Jan 31st, 2016 | By
Prolene hernia mesh removed after 1.5 yr.

  Mesh News Desk, February 1, 2016 ~ General Surgery News reports January 26, 2016 on a long-term study of hernia patients finds infections can take more than a year to emerge and infections are very common. The study, conducted by the Carolinas Medical Center, in Charlotte, N.C.  found anywhere from 17 percent to 66 %
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Mesh News Desk Denied Access to Sherrer Pelvic Mesh Trial in Kansas City

Jan 8th, 2016 | By
Solyx pelvic mesh by Boston Scientific

Mesh News Desk, January 7, 2016~ On Thursday, January 7, Mesh News Desk (MND), its editor and readers were denied access to the pool camera and coverage of the pelvic mesh trial of Eve Sherrer in Kansas City, Missouri. Sherrer v. Boston Scientific and C.R. Bard began December 2 but was interrupted for the holidays. It
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Welcome 2016 and Let the Trials Begin!

Jan 3rd, 2016 | By
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Wishing you all a year of peace, healing and resolution! Certainly all of the mesh-injured patients and families deserve no less. 2016 is  beginning with a rush of pelvic mesh trials  in Pennsylvania, in Dallas, and in New Jersey.   Figueroa v. Boston Scientific was to begin in the first week of January (MND just
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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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Mesh News Desk Trial Coverage Cut For Being ‘Advocacy’ Organization

Dec 9th, 2015 | By
Today's Missouri Lawyer's Weekly

Mesh News Desk, December 9, 2015 ~ A funny thing happened on the way to covering a pelvic mesh trial. As editor of Mesh News Desk (MND), I cover trials either in person or remotely through a feed provided by Courtroom View Network (CVN).  David Siegel who works there, has always been very friendly. We
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Have You Filed Your FDA Adverse Event Report Concerning Surgical Mesh?

Nov 17th, 2015 | By
maude report nov 2014

MND, November 17, 2015 ~ This woman did one year ago. She found the MAUDE database inside the FDA.  Here is the URL for her anonymous report she made after receiving the Gynecare (J&J) Prolift mesh kit.  See it  here.   You can also go to MedWatch and report your adverse event. ADVERSE EVENT What
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Judge Goodwin Calls Pelvic Mesh Makers to Court This Week

Nov 16th, 2015 | By
Judge Joseph Goodwin

ALL HANDS ON DECK MND, Nov 16, 2015 ~ In non-legal language you could say Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, who is overseeing  nearly 90,000 pelvic mesh cases in his Charleston, WV courtroom, is calling all hands on desk this week. Pretrial Order #200, signed October 16, says a mesh conference will commence Wednesday, November 18
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C.R. Bard Pays $3.6 million in Precedent Setting Scott Pelvic Mesh Case

Nov 5th, 2015 | By
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MND, November 4, 2015 ~ It largely slipped by unnoticed, until now. In July 2012, Plaintiff Christine Scott went to trial against C.R. Bard over her Bard Avaulta Plus mesh kit in a Bakersfield, California courtroom. It would be the first trial to be held naming a major mesh manufacturer. In a precedent setting decision,
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Bill Would Have Essure Birth Control Removed from Market

Nov 4th, 2015 | By
Essure Facebook page

MND, Nov. 3, 2015 ~ There has been a lot of organized attention by consumers harmed by the Essure birth control device made by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals. Metal coils are implanted in the fallopian tubes with the goal of having them scar over, therefore preventing pregnancy. The coils contain polyethylene fibers and are held in place by stainless
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