Posts Tagged 'transvaginal mesh implants'

Philly Jury Awards Over $40 Million in J&J Mesh Verdict

philadelphia jury award over 40 million in Johnson and johnson mesh verdictJohnson & Johnson and its subsidiary company Ethicon were hit with a $41 million vaginal mesh verdict last month. Of that amount, some $25 million was awarded in punitive damages against the company.

The plaintiff had undergone surgery to implant the device in 2007. Since implantation, she has suffered numerous debilitating side effects including pain and discomfort, bleeding, infections, and pain during sex. ...

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Canadian Mesh Campaign Leader Dies at 42

“This is insane. To almost be on your death bed (sic) at only 42 because of mesh. It’s not right.”

These are the words that Ontario, Canada resident Christina Brajcic typed from her hospital bed in a Facebook post on October 29th, 2017. The wife and mother of two was gone just one month later. And many believe that sepsis incurred as a complication from her Johnson & Johnson mesh device was the ultimate cause.

Mrs. Brajcic’s battle began when she had ...

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Litigation Continues Over Defective Johnson & Johnson Transvaginal Mesh

transvaginal mesh lawsuits continueJohnson & Johnson and their Ethicon unit face another defective medical device lawsuit in Philadelphia over their transvaginal mesh products. Sharon Beltz claims that she was injured by a pelvic mesh device because of alleged oversights in the manufacturing process. Opening statements have taken place in the city’s Court of Common Pleas.

Nearly five years ago, Johnson & Johnson voluntarily pulled four lines of mesh products from shelves after facing ...

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Boston Scientific Faces Smuggling Accusations as Resin Supply Comes into Question

boston scientific to face smuggling allegationsA major class action vaginal mesh lawsuit was filed earlier this year in West Virginia against Boston Scientific, a worldwide manufacturer and marketer of medical devices based in Massachusetts. The suit alleges that the corporation knowingly used counterfeit ingredients in the production of its transvaginal mesh products, going so far as to illegally smuggle tons of counterfeit resin into the country from China when its legitimate supplier ended their ...

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Transvaginal Mesh Marketing Leads to Kentucky Lawsuit

kentucky files transvaginal mesh lawsuitKentucky has followed California and Washington and filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon unit. Ethicon is the branch of Johnson & Johnson that handles medical device manufacturing.

The Attorney General is suing on behalf of more than 15,000 Kentucky women who fell victim to Johnson’s “deceitful” marketing of transvaginal mesh devices. “The way this company clearly chose profits over people is outrageous,” says ...

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Bard to Pay $200 Million over Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

bard to settle transvaginal mesh lawsuitsAccording to Bloomberg, medical device manufacturer C. R. Bard has agreed to pay more than $200 million to settle over 3,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits. The news comes from five sources close to the situation, and if true, represents a massive victory for women who suffered from the allegedly defective devices.

Transvaginal mesh implants are designed to prevent urinary incontinence and organ prolapse in women. However, several patients have reported that ...

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