Posts Tagged ‘ pelvic mesh ’

REPEAL THE BIOMATERIALS ACCESS ASSURANCE ACT OF ’98

Feb 26th, 2015 | By
biomaterial act

Petitioning U.S. House of Representatives This petition will be delivered to: U.S. House of Representatives REPEAL THE BIOMATERIALS ACCESS ASSURANCE ACT OF ’98 We, the undersigned, call on the United States House of Representatives to consider repealing the Biomaterials Access Assurance Act of 1998 and hold any supplier of raw material such as Dacron, Polytetrafluoroethylene
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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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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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Slater Addresses Scottish Parliament Committee

Feb 12th, 2015 | By
Adam Slater, Mazie, Slater

The Scottish Parliament’s Public petitions Committee have confirmed that our long awaited meeting with US Solicitor Adam Slater presenting his video-link evidence against transvaginal mesh devices and the manufacturers will be on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 10:00 am in Edinburgh.  The MHRA and European Commission have also been invited to participate. It has been decided by
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The Difference Between Hope and Despair – Same Facts, Different Way of Telling a Story

Feb 10th, 2015 | By
Hal Lewis

By Halley B. (Hal) Lewis, III, of Fonvielle Lewis Foote & Messer (wrongfullyinjured.com) “Life isn’t fair.” It’s a saying that has probably been around since Adam and Eve were banished from the Garden of Eden, and it’s a feeling that every victim of defective surgical mesh probably experiences on a daily basis.  Nobody deserves to suffer innocently as
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Judge Goodwin Predicts Rocky Path if Pelvic Mesh Cases Don’t Settle

Feb 6th, 2015 | By
mallet and money

“This is the rocky path,” Judge Joseph Goodwin forecast to a full courtroom Thursday and Friday, if there are not settlements forthcoming among the 72,000 pelvic mesh cases consolidated in his Charleston, West Virginia federal courtroom. The federal judge wants faster action in bringing the thousands of product liability lawsuits to resolution and said “I’m
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New Year~ Renewed Determination!

Feb 3rd, 2015 | By
tea 200

Hello February~ Those of you who are socked in with winter, I’m sorry. When it hits 60 degrees in Florida, we complain and have a cup of hot tea. But spring lies ahead and so does movement in this Mesh Mess. Mesh News Desk (MND or MMDND) has been covering the issues surrounding pelvic and
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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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