Posts Tagged ‘ Mesh medical Device News Desk ’

FAVORABLE JURY VERDICTS CONTINUE IN TRANSVAGINAL MESH (TVM) LITIGATION—IS AMS WATCHING?

Dec 11th, 2014 | By

By Dan C. Bolton, Of Counsel, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP                 In recent months, Endo Pharmaceuticals made several announcements concerning global settlements in the transvaginal mesh litigation against American Medical Systems (AMS) pending before Judge Goodwin in federal district court in West Virginia (MDL 2325).  Based on the numbers of women participating, the AMS
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Christine Scott: Bard $5.5 Million Loss at Trial Survives Appeal

Nov 20th, 2014 | By
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Mesh maker C.R. Bard had challenged the jury award of $5.5 million for plaintiff Christine and Roy Scott in the first pelvic trial in the country in July 2012. Now that jury decision has been upheld.   The appellate opinion was issued by the California Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District in a unanimous opinion by a
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Jury has Boston Scientific Obtryx Pelvic Mesh Case

Nov 19th, 2014 | By
Obtryx II

At this hour the jury has the case of Tyree v Boston Scientific (2:12-cv-08633) filed in federal court in West Virginia.   Four women have had their cases consolidated in this federal proceeding.  All were implanted with the Obtryx Midurethral sling to treat incontinence. Their trial has entered its third week in federal court in
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Jury Awards $26.7 Million to Four Women Injured by Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh!

Nov 13th, 2014 | By
Pinnacle pelvic floor repair kit

A nine-person jury in the defective product trial of a pelvic mesh product made by Boston Scientific this evening decided the four women should receive over $6 million each for the injuries they suffered!  The nine-person jury entered into deliberations 2 pm today (Thursday, November 13) and delivered their verdict about four hours later. Thanks
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Day Five: Doctors who Disagree with Pelvic Mesh as the “Standard of Care”

Nov 12th, 2014 | By
Wilkie Ferguson federal court, Miami

If the lawyers working for Boston Scientific need to convince a jury that polypropylene pelvic mesh is the “standard of care” that is the accepted norm by most in the medical community, then a series of obstacles were thrown in path of that argument in a Miami federal court Friday November 7th.   The plaintiffs’ case
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DAY THREE: The Father of the Pinnacle Mesh Kit

Nov 6th, 2014 | By
Dr. Dennis Miller, urogynecologist

Mesh News Desk thanks the many donors and Herman Gerel Law and Saunders & Walker for their contributions to this coverage! Dr. Dennis Miller is a Wisconsin based medical doctor. While he has extensive training as a urogynecologist, Dr. Miller also has another role – he works extensively with medical device manufacturers and is the
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Boston Scientific Day Two: The Problem with Pinnacle and Polypropylene

Nov 5th, 2014 | By

In this second day of a federal product liability trial of four women implanted with the Pinnacle Pelvic Mesh Kit,  polypropylene (PP) was on the stand as well as the Boston Scientific (BSC). Marlex was the name of the BSC polypropylene mesh.  The raw material is supplied by the petroleum company, Chevron Phillips, which supplies
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FDA Loosens its Leash on Medical Device Makers

Oct 21st, 2014 | By
Prolift mesh kit, Ethicon, J&J

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is making it a little easier on medical device manufacturers to “tweak” their product without having the burden of reapplying for permission to market. Last week, the FDA announced it would not require manufacturers to alert the agency when changes are made to a device unless the change poses
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Salazar $73 Million Transvaginal Mesh Award Slashed in Half Due to Tort Reform

Oct 19th, 2014 | By
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At the time, it was the highest award ever given a woman injured by pelvic mesh. Now that it has been reduced in half, to $34.6 million, it remains the highest award ever in transvaginal mesh litigation. The Dallas trial of Martha Salazar resulted in an unprecedented $73.4 million jury award to Mrs. Salazar. The
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Mesh Survivors UK- Contact Your GP, MP – Challenge the Information!

Oct 10th, 2014 | By

A mesh survivor from the UK suggests survivors contact their GP and MP with their mesh survivor stories.  (GP is general practitioner and MP is Member of Parliament. The reason – no one ever gets a letter to confirm it has been reported. Finally, this writer got a report to confirm. It said:  this event
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