Posts Tagged ‘ Urogynecologist ’

Rizzo – No Attorneys’ Fees But Pay $14k to Bard over Dismissed Case

Nov 11th, 2013 | By

The Good News  Linda Rizzo and her husband Ronald do not have to pay attorney’s fees to C.R. Bard after they dropped their transvaginal mesh lawsuit against the company. Judge Joseph R. Goodwin denied the move to recoup attorneys’ fees after the Rizzos dropped their case September 20th over her failed Avaulta pelvic mesh (Rizzo
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C.R. Bard Wants $14k from Linda Rizzo Over Dismissed Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Oct 17th, 2013 | By
C.R. Bard Wants $14k from Linda Rizzo Over Dismissed Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Mesh maker C.R. Bard, of Murray Hill, N.J., wants  to recoup its legal costs in preparing to defend itself in the recently dismissed Bard Avaulta Plus lawsuit filed by Linda and Ronald Rizzo. Rizzo dismissed the case without prejudice September 13 after experiencing some problems with an expert witness. The case was dismissed 25 days
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Suffering in Silence: Thousands of Canadian Women and Cherie Storozinski

May 3rd, 2013 | By
Suffering in Silence: Thousands of Canadian Women and Cherie Storozinski

May 3, 2013~  “My name is Cherie Storozinski. I am 50 years old and live in Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada. I am a victim of transvagnial mesh.” That’s how Cherie started her email to MDND. Cherie, 50, had a wonderful life in rural Manitoba, Canada. She and her husband, Curt, live on 20 acres and run
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Doctor Disconnect?

Apr 9th, 2013 | By
Doctor Disconnect?

April 9, 2013 ~  Doctors say their credo is to put patients first.  Why then do so many women talk about the conversations they have with their doctors after they start to feel their implanted mesh is causing complications and not providing a cure?   Across the board doctors say something like this:         “It’s not
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Day 21: Linda Gross v. Ethicon Expert Says Prolift Did Not Injure Gross

Feb 11th, 2013 | By
Day 21: Linda Gross v. Ethicon Expert Says Prolift Did Not Injure Gross

February 11, 2013 ~  The trial of Linda Gross v. Ethicon started late in the day around noon on Day 21 of the proceedings.  Apparently legal arguments were taking place off camera and out of the ear of the jury. The case has now gone to Ethicon to refute the evidence presented so far. Remember
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Day 18: Linda Gross v. Ethicon Surgeon Says Prolift Warnings Were Adequate

Feb 6th, 2013 | By
Day 18: Linda Gross v. Ethicon  Surgeon Says Prolift Warnings Were Adequate

February 6, 2013 ~ On this Day 18 of the Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial, the defense team brought Dr. Miles Murphy, 42,  to the stand for a second day. His testimony actually started Tuesday afternoon when attorneys for Linda Gross concluded her case. Dr. Murphy is a urogynecologist practicing in Pennsylvania. He has worked
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Australia’s Vaginal Mesh ~ Largest Class Action in History?

Oct 15th, 2012 | By
Australia’s Vaginal Mesh ~ Largest Class Action in History?

  October 15, 2012 ~ It could become the largest class action product liability lawsuit in Australian history. Julie Davis is the plaintiff who heads the class action lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson (J&J), in the third class action against the company in Australia in as many years. She like other women had what
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Deb C Suffering: Stress Incontinence Mesh Injuring Women Too

Oct 10th, 2012 | By
Deb C Suffering: Stress Incontinence Mesh Injuring Women Too

 February 3, 2012. That was the day that Deb Contestabile says her health took a downturn from which she has still not recovered. The 46-year-old mother of two boys led a predictable and comfortable life with her husband of almost 22 years who owns a machine shop. They have busy lives with the two boys
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Suffering in Silence No More: Lisa Pashenee Takes Her Vaginal Mesh Protest Public

Jul 5th, 2012 | By
Suffering in Silence No More: Lisa Pashenee Takes Her Vaginal Mesh Protest Public

Lisa Elford-Pashenee was mad as heck and didn’t want to take it anymore. She was tired of unresolved questions about her vaginal mesh complications, about a succession of doctors who denied she had a problem, and about a California HMO that denied her a referral to a doctor who could help remove the mesh. In
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The Future of Mesh Sales is Rosy Says Market Research Group

Apr 26th, 2012 | By
The Future of Mesh Sales is Rosy Says Market Research Group

April 24, 2012 ~ Even though the number of lawsuits against synthetic mesh manufacturers is growing by the day, surgical mesh products are expected to surge in sales in 2012, according to the Millennium Research Group (MRG). The group interviewed 181 U.S. surgeons (gynecologists, urologists and urogynecologists) in November and December of last year. Among
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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.