Posts Tagged ‘ Mesh News Desk ’

Welcome MAM – Mesh Awareness Movement Gathers Women in Support

Mar 25th, 2015 | By
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MAM Mesh Awareness Movement This section is dedicated to all the mesh victims, their families and supporters specifically for organizing, discussing, planning or anything else related to the Mesh Awareness Movement. This includes dates, times and locations for peaceful MAM gatherings, creating MAM media awareness ideas and sharing links, volunteering, networking, etc etc. We need
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*New* Open Letter to Judge Goodwin

Mar 20th, 2015 | By
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Editors Note* Judge Jospeh Goodwin is overseeing more than 70,000 transvaginal mesh cases consolidated in his federal court in West Virginia. That occurred three years ago and mesh settlements either are slow in coming or nonexistent. This MND readers writes an open letter to Judge Goodwin to help her. Please chime in if you feel
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Doctor Directory: Miklos & Moore Talk Transvaginal Mesh

Mar 18th, 2015 | By
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As part of a series, Mesh News Desk interviews doctors who are dealing with mesh complications. This month it is Miklos & Moore and their http://www.meshsurgeons.com/, International Urogynecology Associates, based in Atlanta, Georgia. A large part of their practice is now dealing with complications from polypropylene transvaginal mesh implants. These are the voices who make
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*Update* Cook Medical Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Trial Will Begin in May

Mar 16th, 2015 | By
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**UPDATE –  The cases of  Ailey and Linga are dismissed and will not be pursued. The next case against Cook will be heard May 18th in Charleston, WV. This will be the first product liability case naming mesh manufacturer – Cook Medical.  The rest of story stands.  The litigation alleges the Cook mesh product –
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Bellew v. Ethicon Prolift Case Settles After a Four-Day Trial

Mar 8th, 2015 | By
Judge Joseph Goodwin

Mesh News Desk has learned that the defective pelvic mesh trial of Dianne Bellew v. Ethicon settled Friday morning at 11:30 in its fourth day of a trial being held in federal court in Charleston, West Virginia. Six weeks ago in a Camden, Missouri courtroom, Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, settled another mesh trial
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Defense Closing and Rebuttal in Perry v. Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial in Hands of Jury

Mar 2nd, 2015 | By
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On Thursday, February 26, Perry v. Ethicon went to the jury. After a five-week trial, jurors will decide if the Abbrevo mini-sling, used to treat incontinence was defectively designed and whether the instructions to doctors were adequate. That same day, attorneys for Ms. Perry asked for $17.2 million in their closing arguments, an attorney representing Ethicon,
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Closing Arguments: Perry v. Ethicon Mesh Trial

Feb 27th, 2015 | By
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At this writing  the Perry v. Ethicon case has gone to the jury. Since court is in recess today, Friday, the jurors will be back to deliberate Monday.  That marks the sixth week of this trial! The product liability case concerns the Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) pelvic mesh, the Abbrevo, a sling used to treat
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Doctors Refute Ms. Perry’s Mesh Injury Claims

Feb 26th, 2015 | By
Dr. Brian Flynn, U of Colorado urologist

**Update*  At this writing, the Perry case has gone to the jury** MND will bring you the verdict when it becomes available.** Medical doctors who treated or examined Ms. Coleen Perry, the plaintiff in Perry v. Ethicon, (1:13-cv-00729-AWI-JLT), took the stand to testify in the fifth week of her trial against Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson
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Eleventh-Hour Settlement in Bard Avaulta Trial Set to Begin in Charleston Federal Court

Feb 16th, 2015 | By
Lori Cohen and team in Charleston, August 2013

Mesh News Desk  has learned from two reputable sources connected to the court that a settlement was reached over the weekend in the federal trial of  Debra Wise v. C.R. Bard. It was set to begin before Judge Joseph R. Goodwin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia on Wednesday, February
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Perry Hammered About Her Medical Past in Transvaginal Mesh Trial

Feb 12th, 2015 | By
Mr. and Mrs. Perry zip lining in Hawaii, 2012

Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to live streaming video of the Perry v. Ethicon trial. Mesh News Desk is prevented from showing any plaintiffs or evidence or from quoting directly from the case. On Monday, February 9, the plaintiff in Perry v. Ethicon, (Case 1:13-cv-00729-AWI-JLT), took the stand again after a long weekend break.
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