Posts Tagged ‘ transvaginal 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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NEW * Mesh Graphic Says it All!

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By
by Jade R.

Here is an image sent to Mesh News by Jade R. Thank you Jade. No further words are needed. What would your caption be?   



NEW* Cisson $2 Million Verdict Will Stand

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By
Courthouse on beautiful sunny day from east side

Judge Joseph Goodwin has ruled the $2 million jury award in the Donna Cisson case will stand. The August 2013 case against C.R. Bard over its defective Avaulta pelvic mesh was the first jury trial among the seven manufacturers whose cases have been consolidated in this Charleston, WV courtroom.  Judge Joseph Goodwin is overseeing mutidistrict
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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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Plaintiffs Wraps Budke V. Ethicon with Family, Executives of J&J

Jan 15th, 2015 | By
ethicon logo

A string of corporate executives with Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson, highlighted this next to last day for the plaintiffs’ case in Budke v. Ethicon.  These were the individuals who allowed the Prolift pelvic mesh to be marketed in March 2005 with very little warning to implanting doctors or to the women who
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Septic Emboli Killed Pelvic Mesh Victim Says Harvard Doctor

Jan 14th, 2015 | By
Dr. John Godleski, Harvard Pathologist

It is the leading theory of the plaintiffs in this pelvic mesh case of Budke v. Ethicon- septic emboli killed Joan Budke, age 77, after her Prolift Pelvic Mesh implant became infected. Today on the stand was Harvard pathologist, Dr. John Godleski, to confirm that diagnosis. Before trial, an attorney for the defense, Daniel Ball,
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Christine Scott: Bard $5.5 Million Loss at Trial Survives Appeal

Nov 20th, 2014 | By
judge mallet 200

Mesh maker C.R. Bard had challenged the jury award of $5.5 million for plaintiff Christine and Roy Scott in the first pelvic trial in the country in July 2012. Now that jury decision has been upheld.   The appellate opinion was issued by the California Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District in a unanimous opinion by a
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Day Five: Doctors who Disagree with Pelvic Mesh as the “Standard of Care”

Nov 12th, 2014 | By
Wilkie Ferguson federal court, Miami

If the lawyers working for Boston Scientific need to convince a jury that polypropylene pelvic mesh is the “standard of care” that is the accepted norm by most in the medical community, then a series of obstacles were thrown in path of that argument in a Miami federal court Friday November 7th.   The plaintiffs’ case
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DAY THREE: The Father of the Pinnacle Mesh Kit

Nov 6th, 2014 | By
Dr. Dennis Miller, urogynecologist

Mesh News Desk thanks the many donors and Herman Gerel Law and Saunders & Walker for their contributions to this coverage! Dr. Dennis Miller is a Wisconsin based medical doctor. While he has extensive training as a urogynecologist, Dr. Miller also has another role – he works extensively with medical device manufacturers and is the
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