Posts Tagged ‘ Prolift transvaginal mesh ’

$8.3 Million Verdict Against J&J’s DePuy Unit Over ASR Metal Hip

Mar 8th, 2013 | By

March 8, 2013 ~ Johnson & Johnson must pay the plaintiff who brought the first DePuy metal hip implant device to trial $8.3 million in damages, a Los Angeles jury decided this afternoon. This is the first of 10,750 product liability lawsuits against J&J’s DePuy unit which makes the ASR XL hip replacement device. The
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Day 20 Linda Gross v. Ethicon: Medical Director Mesh Exposure 15%

Feb 9th, 2013 | By
Day 20 Linda Gross v. Ethicon:  Medical Director Mesh Exposure 15%

February 8, 2013 ~ In presenting her case,  Christy Jones, the attorney representing Ethicon,  had to refute on this Day 20 what has been presented so far. That is why she re-called Dr. Piet Hinoul, the former Medical Director of Gynecare Women’s Health and Urology, now with Wound Care at Ethicon. His job as Medical
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Day 14: Linda Gross v. Ethicon, Ms. Gross Takes the Stand

Jan 31st, 2013 | By
Day 14: Linda Gross v. Ethicon,   Ms. Gross Takes the Stand

January 31, 2013~  On this day 14 of the Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial in an Atlantic City, New Jersey courtroom, plaintiff Linda Gross took the stand. Gross, 47, had the Prolift transvaginal mesh implant in 2006 and her story is one of a life permanently altered. Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to
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Day 13: Linda Gross v. Ethicon How is She Coping Psychologically?

Jan 30th, 2013 | By
Day 13: Linda Gross v. Ethicon  How is She Coping Psychologically?

January 30, 2013 ~ On this half day of trial in the  Linda Gross v. Ethicon case being heard in an Atlantic City courtroom, psychiatrist Dr. Ronni Seltzer was on the stand. She conducted two evaluations of Linda Gross and determined the focus of her life, along with her husband Jeff, is pain that permeates
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Day 9 Linda Gross v. Ethicon, What Did Doctor Know Before Implanting Prolift?

Jan 23rd, 2013 | By
Day 9 Linda Gross v. Ethicon, What Did Doctor Know Before Implanting Prolift?

January 23, 2013 ~ Much thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to the live court proceedings and graphics shown to the jury. There was no live person on the stand on Day 9 on Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial. The proceedings began in the afternoon when the jury was shown a videotaped deposition of
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We hope you find this a helpful resource. National News Editor, Jane Akre, began MDND with the hope of providing the latest news, information and perspective from the regulatory, industry and patient point of view, something that goes under-reported in much of the coverage of medical devices. The public is just now becoming aware that many devices do not undergo the same scrutiny as prescription drugs and are instead grandfathered in under an FDA loophole that has gone largely unchanged since the 1970s. As a result, patients become the post-market clinical trial subjects, and many suffer devastating and permanent injuries.