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Bellwether Hernia Mesh Trial Results in $255,000 Verdict

hernia mesh bellwether trial ends in verdict for plaintiffThe plaintiff in a bellwether hernia mesh trial was awarded $255,000 after a federal jury agreed that a mesh produced by C. R. Bard Inc caused him significant injuries including a bowel abscess and infection. The trial was the second bellwether trial to happen in the matter, with the first verdict going to the defendants.

Bellwether trials are used as one of the initial steps in ...

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60 Minutes Airs Damning Evidence Against Boston Scientific in Piece on Mesh Claims

60 Minutes airs damaging report on Boston ScienticWith over 100,000 pelvic and other gynecological mesh cases pending in courts around the country, one question that has been on everyone’s mind is much closer to an answer thanks to some investigative reporting that aired earlier this month on CBS’ 60 Minutes.

The question is a simple, yet far-reaching one: what could possibly have gone so wrong with these devices as to cause this level ...

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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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$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 ...

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Coloplast Begins to Settle Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Coloplast, a Danish manufacturing company, has begun to settle approximately 400 vaginal mesh lawsuits. According to Bloomberg News, the combined settlements are expected to total about $16 million, with the average payment being about $40,000.

Risks of Vaginal Mesh Inserts

Vaginal mesh inserts are designed to treat urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse by holding up internal organs. However, these devices have been known to erode over ...

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