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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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FDA Not Doing Enough to Protect Women

report says FDA not doing enough to protect women from faulty medical devicesA study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University has concluded that the FDA has largely failed in its responsibility of protecting women from faulty or poorly designed medical devices.

Of the 18 devices approved between 2000 and 2015 for high risk application to women’s medical care; including fetal monitoring, contraception, and uterine bleeding:

  • Four failed to demonstrate that they were actually effective,
  • Six ...
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$12.5 Million Verdict Awarded in Philadelphia Vaginal Mesh Case

philadelphia vaginal mesh case results in plaintiff winJohnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit suffered a significant loss at the hands of a Philadelphia jury as a 65-year old Indiana woman won a multi-million dollar verdict against the pharmaceutical giant.

Claiming that the mesh implant caused her various medical problems and took away her ability to have sex, Patricia Hammons’ trial took two and a half weeks to complete. It also resulted in quite a few new ...

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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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