Posts Tagged ‘ pelvic mesh ’

Top 10 Myths Woman are Told Today about Pelvic Mesh

Dec 17th, 2014 | By

  Mesh News Desk readers frequently share what they’ve been told during the consultation process with a doctor who is encouraging them to have a mesh implant as a treatment for incontinence or prolapse.  Unfortunately the stories have not changed much since this story first ran in April. If you have been diagnosed with incontinence
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Latest Trial – Plaintiffs Awarded $18.5 Million in Boston Scientific Mesh Sling Trial

Nov 20th, 2014 | By
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Boston Scientific has suffered its latest in a series of losses in product liability cases involving its pelvic meshes. Thursday afternoon, a West Virginia jury determined each of the four plaintiff cases, consolidated in this federal court, should receive $1 million in punitive damages in their case against Boston Scientific in additional to compensatory damages
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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
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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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St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Dr. Veronikis

Nov 16th, 2014 | By
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In a front page story, the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports on pelvic mesh removal doctor Dr. Dionysios Veronikis. The headline “Women come from across world to have St. Louis doctor remove their pelvic mesh” by Michele Munz highlights the travels of two women from Australia who had mesh removal surgery with the urogynecologist.  
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Jury Awards $26.7 Million to Four Women Injured by Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh!

Nov 13th, 2014 | By
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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
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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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Day One for Boston Scientific’s Pinnacle Mesh Kit

Nov 4th, 2014 | By
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Judge Joseph Goodwin was dwarfed by enormity of the cavernous federal courtroom on the 13th floor of the Wilkie Ferguson courthouse in downtown Miami. Goodwin, from Charleston WV, was filling a vacancy in another federal judge’s courtroom while his West Virginia court is the scene of another trial pitting four women against Boston Scientific over
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Boston Scientific’s Pinnacle Pelvic Mesh Kit on Trial in Miami Federal Court

Nov 2nd, 2014 | By
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The first of nearly 15,000 federal lawsuits facing mesh manufacturer Boston Scientific (BCS) will begin November 3 in a federal court in Miami. It is also the first of the thousands of cases consolidated cases against seven manufacturers to have more than one plaintiffs’ case heard at a time. In this case, four women who
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