Bladder Mesh Slings

[caption id="attachment_1738" align="alignright" width="300"] FDA Reclassifies Transvaginal Mesh Devices as “High Risk,” Regulators Announce[/caption] Transvaginal mesh devices – also known as bladder mesh and vaginal slings – have recently been reclassified by regulators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Once classified as class II,...

Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) Ethicon unit has just been ordered to pay a woman $5.7 million, marking another significant loss for the pharmaceutical giant. According to court documents, the California jury that heard this case decided, following more than three days of deliberation, that the...

[caption id="attachment_1388" align="alignright" width="300"] The first two federal vaginal mesh trials involving cases against Boston Scientific have both come to an end with sizeable verdicts for the plaintiffs.[/caption] The first two federal vaginal mesh trials involving cases against Boston Scientific have both resulted in sizeable verdicts...

Surgery that implants vaginal mesh devices into women to treat their pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI) has been temporarily suspended in Scotland, as health regulators in this country conduct an in-depth investigation into the alleged serious risks associated with these devices....

Picking up from Multidistrict Litigation: What Is it and Why Does It Matter? (Part 1), here, we will take a closer look at some of the most highly publicized MDLs currently underway in U.S. courts. It’s important to point out that, when people have claims...

[caption id="attachment_1033" align="alignright" width="300"] The final vaginal mesh bellwether case against Bard starts on January 10, and many will be looking for what to expect in future litigation.[/caption] On Friday January 10, 2014, the final vaginal mesh bellwether case against C.R. Bard is scheduled to get...

[caption id="attachment_1016" align="alignright" width="300"] Ethicon employees have been accused of intentionally destroying important documents associated with vaginal mesh litigation in a motion recently filed by the plaintiffs.[/caption] A motion filed on December 2 in a bellwether vaginal mesh lawsuit is accusing officials at Ethicon, a division...