Posts Tagged ‘ Mesh medical Device News Desk ’

Have You Filed Your FDA Adverse Event Report Concerning Surgical Mesh?

Nov 17th, 2015 | By
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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
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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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Welcome to Mesh News Desk

Oct 29th, 2015 | By
Jane Akre, editor MND

MND, November 1, 2015 ~ Welcome to Mesh News Desk, AKA Mesh Medical Device News Desk.   For more than four years now, this effort has focused on putting a face on the mesh-injuries suffered by thousands of people globally. It should be front-page news.  It is not.  The injuries come from the use of polypropylene
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Boston Scientific Denied New Trial in $100 Million Barba Case, Jury Award Reduced

Oct 12th, 2015 | By
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MND, October 12, 2015 ~ It was last May when the highest jury award in mesh litigation was issued so far – $100 million to Deborah Barba and her husband.  Ms. Barba had been implanted with Boston Scientific’s Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit as well as an Advantage Fit mid-urethral sling system. See the Mesh
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Opening Argument Lays Doubt to Cavness’ Claim of Pelvic Mesh Injury

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By
Dallas courtroom, 95th District, Texas

Mesh News Desk, September 22, 2015 ~ Jury selection continued for a second day in the trial of Carol Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220, being heard in the 95th District Court of Dallas County, Texas before Judge Ken Molberg who has presided over two other pelvic mesh cases (Batiste, Salazar) which resulted
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Welcome to Mesh News Desk

Sep 17th, 2015 | By
Your editorial assistants!  Ella, Bruiser and Peanut

MND, September 17, 2015 ~ For those of you new to the complications of pelvic and hernia mesh, Mesh News Desk has been covering the issue for more than four years now.   We’ve been to several trials and listened to the evidence.  It’s quite clear that there are problems with pelvic mesh and hernia mesh. 
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Better Understanding the Female Body with Dr. Una Lee Offers Help to Pelvic Prolapse Patients

Aug 25th, 2015 | By
New Day segment King-TV, Seattle July 22, 2015

 MND, August 25, 2015 ~ King 5-TV in Seattle did a health segment in July on pelvic floor problems including prolapse and incontinence.  Featured was Dr. Una Lee of Virginia Mason Hospital, a urologist who trained under Dr. Shlomo Raz at UCLA. “Better Understanding the Female Body with Dr. Lee”  was sponsored by Virginia Mason
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Edwards Pelvic Mesh Trial Delayed, Huskey Trial Verdict Will Stand, 200 J&J Cases Readied for Trial

Aug 20th, 2015 | By
Federal courthouse, Charleston, WV

MND, August 20, 2015 ~ There have been some new developments in Ethicon transvaginal mesh litigation.  The first news is that the upcoming trial of Edwards v. Ethicon (2:12-cv-09972) will not commence August 24 but is rescheduled for January 11, 2016. Tonya Edwards, 43, a Georgia resident, was implanted with a TVT-O by Dr. Harold
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