Posts Tagged ‘ pelvic mesh ’

Welcome to Mesh News Desk

Feb 1st, 2016 | By
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February 1, 2016~ Welcome to Mesh News Desk, Your Resource for mesh-related news and information. This site began more than four years ago when mesh litigation was in its early stages. Today there  more than 100,000 lawsuits filed in the U.S. alone and as well as cases filed around the globe.  At the same time
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Carlino v. Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Trial Gets Started in Philadelphia

Jan 26th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, January 26, 2016 ~ The plaintiffs are Sharon and Charles Carlino of New Jersey and they are finally having their day in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania court over her transvaginal mesh implant made by Johnson & Johnson.  The case is A.  Carlino v. Ethicon, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 1306-03470 before Judge
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J&J Cuts 3,000 Jobs in Medical Device Sector Due To Weak Performance

Jan 19th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, January 19, 2016,  ~ Johnson & Johnson will cut about 3,000 jobs in its medical device division. The company based in New Brunswick, New Jersey made that announcement Tuesday. The  workforce cutback represents  more than 2 percent of J&J employees globally and 4-6% of medical device workers. “These actions recognize the changing needs
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Missouri Lawyers Weekly Covers MND Exclusion from Sherrer Pelvic Mesh Trial

Jan 19th, 2016 | By
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MND, Jan 19, 2016 ~ This is the second article prepared by Missouri Lawyers Weekly on the issue of excluding Mesh News Desk from coverage of the  Sheerer pelvic mesh trial. The story says it all.  Thank you Missouri Lawyers Weekly for allowing me to republish it.   *Update on the case – The defense
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Pelvic Mesh-Injured Women Plan April Rally in Charleston, WV

Jan 18th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, January 18, 2016 ~ Organizers of mesh-injured women want the public to know a rally is planned for Charleston, West Virginia on Monday, April 11, 2016. That is the date that 37 transvaginal mesh trials will be heard on the same day before U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Goodwin. .  The defendant
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Biomedical Expert on Regulatory Parellels of Pelvic Mesh to Breast Implants, Federal Preemption and There’s No Medical Grade Mesh

Jan 13th, 2016 | By
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MND, January 13, 2016 ~ Dr.William A. Hyman, a Biomedical expert has been brought in as a consultant in some pelvic mesh cases.  Dr. Hyman compares FDA’s reclassification of POP (pelvic organ prolapse) mesh to class III as a parallel to breast implant reclassification.  It forced them off the market, but they came back after anecdotal data,
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CDC Ending Comments on Opioid Use for Chronic Pain

Jan 12th, 2016 | By
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Mesh News Desk, January 12, 2016 ~ Several months ago the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) proposed guidelines for opioid prescribing for those suffering  from chronic pain and mesh pain.  Since then there have been 1,800 comments registered. Wednesday, January 13th, the CDC closes the comment period. With 259 million prescriptions written in
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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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Mesh News Desk Files Brief to Stay in Court as Sheerer Pelvic Mesh Trial Resumes

Jan 3rd, 2016 | By
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January 3, 2016 ~ Sherrer v Boston Scientific and C.R. Bard, Mesh News Desk Motions to Regain Coverage Access On December 24,  Mesh News Desk and Independent News Group LLC, which owns this online news and information site, filed a brief with the court in Kansas City where the Sherrer pelvic mesh trial naming defendants Boston
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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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