Posts Tagged ‘ pelvic mesh ’

Ethicon Abbrevo – A TVT Family Member- Day Two of Pelvic Mesh Trial

Jan 28th, 2015 | By
Dr. Peggy Pence, Linda Gross trial Feb. 2013

The TVT-Abbrevo, one of Ethicon’s “Family of TVT” meshes to treat for stress urinary incontinence is the focus of the Perry v. Ethicon product liability trial.   Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to the proceedings in Kern Co.  Coleen Perry of Bakersfield, California, and her husband Patrick, have sued Johnson & Johnson and its
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Ethicon on Hot Seat in California Courtroom Perry v Ethicon Begins

Jan 26th, 2015 | By
Abbrevo from Ethicon brochure

This is the second trial so far this year that puts healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson and its medical device subsidiary, Ethicon, on trial over its controversial polypropylene pelvic mesh. In this case, Coleen Perry, 50, was implanted with the J&J/Ethicon Abbrevo mesh sling to treat her incontinence on March 23, 2011. The Abbrevo is still on
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NEW* The Mesh Warrior Foundation for the Injured Store

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By
TMWF mesh injury bracelet

As part of their fundraising efforts, The Mesh Warrior Foundation for the Injured is selling these beautiful Mesh Awareness turquoise and black bracelets to help in its ongoing educational efforts. Quite the conversation starter in turquoise or black… and beautifully made.  A thoughtful gift for anyone and everyone affected by pelvic or hernia mesh!  Yes
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Budke v. Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Death Case Settles!

Jan 21st, 2015 | By
Camden Co court

Without knowing any specifics, our court watcher reports the Budke v. Ethicon case settled Wednesday afternoon January 21, after a two week trial. She approached the area where one is scanned into the courtroom and saw J&J attorney  Christy Jones talking with jurors. That is not allowed if court is in session and atrial is
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Defense Experts Refute Pelvis Mesh Infection Theory in J&J Death Case

Jan 21st, 2015 | By
Macrophages at work, Stonybrook Medicine

Early this week, defense attorneys for Johnson & Johnson and its medical device division, Ethicon, questioned two expert witnesses. Both would try and dispel the plaintiffs’ case that Joan Budke died of a septic condition that traveled from her pelvis to her lungs and resulted in her death in August 2009. The source of the
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Defense Granted Punitive Motion in J&J Pelvic Mesh Case

Jan 20th, 2015 | By
mallet and money

The pelvic mesh death case of Budke v. Ethicon continued Monday in a Camden Co. Missouri courtroom with the defense granted its motion to deny punitive damages to the plaintiffs.   Last Friday, attorneys for  Johnson & Johnson, the parent company of Ethicon, requested that punitive damages be denied and the case be thrown out
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J & J Asks for Directed Verdict to End Defective Mesh Trial

Jan 16th, 2015 | By
anonymous artist courtroom

The plaintiffs in the Budke v Ethicon trial in this Camden Co. Missouri courtroom planned to bring their eight day trial to a close today. But before they did, there was one more witness who appeared via videotape, Dr. Durwood Neal, a urologist from Columbia, Missouri. Dr. Neal would be brought in talk about how
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Urogynecologist Credibility Under Attack in Missouri Pelvic Mesh Death Trial

Jan 13th, 2015 | By
Christy Jones, from Linda Gross trial Feb 2013

As it seemed from this court observer, Dr. Anne Weber was a credible and knowledgeable witness on the stand Monday. Camden Co. Missouri is the center of  the first death case of a mesh-implanted woman. Butke v Ethicon. Johnson & Johnson, the parent company, must show that it’s Prolift System pelvic mesh implant was not
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The Death of a Pelvic Mesh Patient – Trial Enters Third Day

Jan 10th, 2015 | By
The Budke Family

The Demise of Joan Budke Ms. Budke, age 77, died in August 2009. The official cause of death was a pulmonary mass, with a secondary cause – pelvic mesh infection. Her daughters, and husband Donald, are sitting in the Camden Co. courtroom. Joan and Donald lived in nearby Osage Beach, Missouri. Gynecologist and implanting physician,
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The Launch of Prolift Pelvic Mesh – What the Company Knew

Jan 9th, 2015 | By
Dr. Axel Arnaud, from Linda Gross case

Budke Day Three – The old adage is you don’t want to know how laws and sausage are made. As this trial is showing, that might extend to medical devices too. In this third day of the defective product/ medical malpractice trial of Budke v. Ethicon, Dr. Becky Simpson, the plaintiffs continued to show the jury
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