Posts Tagged ‘ pelvic mesh ’

*New* Judge Goodwin’s June 2 Status Hearing – on Mesh, Medicare and Media

Jun 21st, 2015 | By
Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, overseeing bellwether mesh trials

Many readers have asked about the contents of the June 2 Status hearing in Charleston, West Virginia called by Judge Joseph Goodwin. He is overseeing more than 77,000 pelvic mesh cases in his federal courtroom. The hearing brought lawyers from five mesh manufacturers (Bard, AMS, Boston Scientific, Ethicon and Coloplast) as well as the attorneys
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J&J Facing 26 Pelvic Mesh Trials in November

Jun 16th, 2015 | By
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  In an attempt to move the enormous number of transvaginal pelvic mesh cases through his court, Judge Joseph Goodwin on Friday ordered 26 cases naming Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) to be heard November 2. The lead case is Bryant, et al v. Ethicon, Inc. et al  (2:12-cv-09311).  The plaintiffs can be seen here in
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Urogynecologist Dr. Walker Talks Mesh Removals and Worst Offenders

Jun 8th, 2015 | By
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Dr. Christopher Walker is a Urogynecologist located in Orlando, Florida. His practice focuses on urogynecology and female pelvic reconstruction.  His office link Besturogyn.com is here.  This month he is also a supporter of Mesh News Desk.  Mesh News Desk editor, Jane Akre recently interviewed Dr. Walker who has patients from around the world visiting his
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*New* Canadian Class Action Certified Against AMS Pelvic Mesh Maker

Jun 3rd, 2015 | By
Daniel Bach, Siskinds LLP

News out of Canada is that a class action lawsuit against American Medical Systems (AMS) has been certified clearing the way for defective product litigation and/or settlements. The action affects potentially thousands of women in Canada, says attorney Daniel Bach of Siskinds LLP law firm of Toronto. The decision is now available online here. The
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Women in Solidarity Over Mesh Injuries Listen to Court Proceedings

Jun 2nd, 2015 | By
Anti Mesh rally in WV federal court.

By Tuesday afternoon, women who gathered for a status hearing on their pelvic mesh cases began filtering into Judge Joseph Goodwin’s Charleston, WV courtroom. Judge Goodwin is overseeing more than 76,000 product liability cases in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of West Virginia. He had called for a status hearing from five
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MAM Rally Going to West Virginia for Pelvic Mesh Status Conference

May 26th, 2015 | By
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Charleston, West Virginia will be the setting for a gathering of both sides involved in pelvic mesh litigation for a June 2 status conference before Judge Joseph Goodwin, and of mesh-injured women from the region who have decided to converge in a show of solidarity to bring an end to the protracted litigation. Here is the order
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*New* Upcoming Transvaginal Mesh Trials

May 19th, 2015 | By
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For all who might be interested in attending one of the upcoming mesh trials – here is a calendar of the latest cases ahead. Visiting for one day- perhaps opening arguments – is a real eye opener and gives a real appreciation on what must happen procedurally. Watch for evidence that is allowed in, evidence
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Sanchez v. Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Case Settles Before Closing Arguments

May 11th, 2015 | By
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Mesh News Desk has confirmed that the federal bellwether pelvic mesh trial of Sanchez v. Boston Scientific settled Monday morning just before the Los Angeles jury heard closing arguments. The defective product case began one week ago and represented the sixth trial facing the Massachusetts-based manufacturer of pelvic mesh implants. Monday, May 11, a Delaware
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Boston Scientific Offers First Settlement to 3,000 Pelvic Mesh-Injured Women

Apr 28th, 2015 | By
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In a regulatory filing (here), Boston Scientific Corp announced today it’s reached a settlement of $119 million to resolve 2,970 product liability cases concerning pelvic mesh. That would amount to an average award of just $40,000 per claim.  Claims are generally awarded based on the degree of injury resulting from a pelvic mesh implant so
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Welcome to Mesh News Desk

Apr 7th, 2015 | By
Akre at M&M surgical suites

Hello Everyone!  Welcome to Mesh News Desk…. also known a Mesh Medical Device News Desk.   If you are new to the pelvic and hernia mesh complications, you are at the right place. Started nearly four years ago, Mesh News Desk (MND) attempts to keep readers up-to-date on the latest events concerning this common medical
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