Posts Tagged ‘ pelvic mesh ’

Cavness v. Ethicon – First Jury Vote for Ethicon 10-2, Mesh Not Defectively Designed

Oct 5th, 2015 | By
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Mesh News Desk, October 5, 2015 ~ In its second day of deliberations, the 12-member jury in Cavness v. Kowalczyk (et al., case # DC-14-04220) decided for the Defendant Johnson & Johnson, 10-2.   In doing so, jurors found the Prosima pelvic mesh, made by Ethicon (J&J) is not defective in its design and in its
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J&J PROSIMA Pelvic Mesh Case Goes to the Jury!

Oct 2nd, 2015 | By
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MND, October 2, 2015 ~ About 3 pm Central Time, the case of Cavness v. Ethicon rested  and went to a Dallas jury for deliberation.  (Carol Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220). **Late Word** The jury was dismissed 5:51 EST saying they needed more time. They were hungry and tired!  Monday they will
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Defense on Prosima’s Low Complication Rate

Oct 1st, 2015 | By
Dr k

Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to Cavness v. Ethicon, underway in a Dallas courtroom.  [This coverage is prepared by your editor, who has sat in the courtroom for five pelvic mesh trials (C.R. Bard, Ethicon) and has witnessed three additional trials (Boston Scientific , Ethicon) via CVN feeds.  Coverage is based on collective
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Plaintiffs Rest with $70 Billion Reasons Jury Should Find for Pelvic Mesh Victim

Sep 30th, 2015 | By
Day 5 Carey study on posterior repair prosima prototype

THANKS TO COURTROOM VIEW NETWORK FOR ACCESS TO THE LIVE FEED IN DALLAS COURTROOM.  MND, September 29, 2015 ~ Continuing on what would be the final day of the Plaintiff’s case in Cavness v. Ethicon (Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220), Dr. Michael Margolis, a California urogynecologist and mesh removal expert took the stand
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Mesh-Injured Woman Facing Homelessness

Sep 29th, 2015 | By

She is a reader of Mesh News Desk.  She belongs to several Facebook groups started by mesh- injured women. “Suzy” must remain anonymous because she is represented by legal counsel. Suzy is losing her home.  Many women and men, disabled by their polypropylene pelvic and hernia mesh devices, have also lost their homes.  Many more
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Day Six: Cavness v. Ethicon Mesh Critic Blasts Polypropylene Pelvic Mesh

Sep 29th, 2015 | By
Dr. Michael Carley, Baylor urogynecologist

Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to a live feed in this Dallas courtroom of Judge Ken Molberg.  Carol Canvess v. Kowalczyk et al. #DC-14-04220. MND, September 28, 2015 ~ Dr. Michael Carley, affiliated with Baylor-Health Texas, (here) first saw Carol Cavness June 14, 2012, two months after she had a Prosima pelvic mesh
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J&J’s Prosima Pelvic Mesh – A Game Changer?

Sep 25th, 2015 | By
William Gage, Butler Snow for Ethicon

MND, September 24, 2015 ~ On this Day Four of the Cavness v Ethicon (Carol Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220) trial being heard before Judge Ken Molberg in a Dallas courtroom, William Gage, an attorney for Ethicon, had to do damage control to the testimony by an expert for the Plaintiff, Dr. Peggy
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Ethicon’s Prosima Latest Pelvic Mesh Trial Gets Underway

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By
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MND, September 21, 2015 ~ CAVNESS V. JOHNSON & JOHNSON  Jury selection got underway Monday in the pelvic mesh case of case of Carol Cavness v. Ethicon DC-14-04220.  This is the third pelvic mesh trial before Judge Ken Molberg in the 95th Judicial District of Texas. Last April the trial of Linda Batiste resulted in a
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J&J Tries to Overturn Batiste’s $1.2 Million Verdict

Sep 20th, 2015 | By
Linda Batiste

MND, September 20, 2015 ~ Linda Batiste was awarded $1.2 million by a Dallas jury last year as compensation for the injuries she suffered from her defective pelvic mesh implant made by Johnson & Johnson (J&J). Now the healthcare giant wants that award overturned. The 65-year-old Batiste died from cancer last month. She never saw her compensation
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Welcome to Mesh News Desk

Sep 17th, 2015 | By
Your co-editors

MND, September 17, 2015 ~ For those of you new to the complications of pelvic and hernia mesh, Mesh News Desk has been covering the issue for more than four years now.   We’ve been to several trials and listened to the evidence.  It’s quite clear that there are problems with pelvic mesh and hernia mesh. 
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