Posts Tagged ‘ Prolift ’

Doctor Directory: Miklos & Moore Talk Transvaginal Mesh

Apr 24th, 2015 | By
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As part of a series, Mesh News Desk interviews doctors who are dealing with mesh complications. This month it is Miklos & Moore and their http://www.meshsurgeons.com/, International Urogynecology Associates, based in Atlanta, Georgia. A large part of their practice is now dealing with complications from polypropylene transvaginal mesh implants. These are the voices who make
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*New* New Brunswick Today Covers J&J Upcoming Shareholders Meeting

Apr 14th, 2015 | By
State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ, Locations of this year's shareholder's meeting.

Thanks to reporter David Schatz of New Brunswick Today for the reminder about next week’s Johnson & Johnson shareholder’s meeting. Included in the story is a link to Mesh News Desk and coverage of those We Are Mesh Survivors members who attended last year’s event at the Hyatt Regency, directly across from J&J headquarters. Three
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Defense Granted Punitive Motion in J&J Pelvic Mesh Case

Jan 20th, 2015 | By
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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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Juror No Show Slows Contentious Pelvic Mesh Trial

Jan 9th, 2015 | By
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Budke Day Two – No Show Juror Things got off to a slow start on Thursday morning because one of the 16 jurors, a young man who appeared to be a teenager, was missing in action. Since the jury pool would eventually be narrowed to 12, talk was that the proceedings could continue without him. 
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Grey Haze Over Lake of the Ozarks as Prolift Pelvic Mesh Death Case Begins

Jan 7th, 2015 | By
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It is grey and 13 degrees F. today in this small town of Camdenton, Missouri as the first day of the Budke v Ethicon defective product case gets underway.  The plaintiff in this case will not be here.   Joan Budke, 77, died from her injuries sustained from the Prolift mesh made by J&J’s Ethicon
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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 or
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FAVORABLE JURY VERDICTS CONTINUE IN TRANSVAGINAL MESH (TVM) LITIGATION—IS AMS WATCHING?

Dec 11th, 2014 | By

By Dan C. Bolton, Of Counsel, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP                 In recent months, Endo Pharmaceuticals made several announcements concerning global settlements in the transvaginal mesh litigation against American Medical Systems (AMS) pending before Judge Goodwin in federal district court in West Virginia (MDL 2325).  Based on the numbers of women participating, the AMS
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Isreali Lawyers Preparing Class Action Defective Product Suits Over Prolift Mesh

Oct 1st, 2014 | By
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More news is coming into Mesh News Desk from around the world concerning mesh litigation. Johnson & Johnson is being sued in Israel over complications linked to its Prolift Vaginal Mesh kit used to treat pelvic organ prolapse.  You may recall that the Prolift was sold by Ethicon (Johnson & Jonson) before it ever received FDA approval.  See background story
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J&J Mishandled Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Files – Let the Jurors Decide

Feb 6th, 2014 | By
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     An update now on the missing Johnson & Johnson (J&J) files that were requested by lawyers for the injured in upcoming transvaginal mesh litigation, only to find they went missing or were intentionally destroyed. A judge has West Virginia judge has ruled the healthcare giant did improperly destroy or lose thousands of files, emails,
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Slater’s Trial Schedule for Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Jan 30th, 2014 | By

Adam Slater is the attorney who took the Linda Gross case to trial last February where he secured the largest jury award yet granted to a mesh-injured woman $11.1 million. Of that award $7.76 million was punitive, intended to punish Johnson & Johnson for its action. Background story here. While that case remains on appeal
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