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Plaintiff Claims Transvaginal Mesh Incompatible with Human Body

In the latest transvaginal mesh lawsuit, Debra Wooten, and her husband Ronnie, claim that Boston Scientific knew their transvaginal mesh device, the Tape Obtryx System Curved, was incompatible with human tissue, and chose to sell the device anyway. The plaintiffs are citing evidence from scientific studies showing that transvaginal mesh made from … [Read more...]

Ethicon Ordered to Disclose Post-Market Transvaginal Mesh Studies to Court

The Honorable Carol E. Higbee has ordered Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon to produce all communications and correspondence between the transvaginal mesh manufacturer and the FDA regarding their regulation, Section 522. Section 522, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, is a combination of earlier laws that allows the FDA to … [Read more...]

Litigation Judge Issues TVM Protective Order

After a status conference on July 26th, Litigation Judge Joseph R. Goodwin issues a TVM protective order to protect the companies involved in several of his MDL suits. Judge Goodwin is currently overseeing MDL 2327 (In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation), MDL 2325 (In re: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic … [Read more...]

Three J&J Execs to Testify about Transvaginal Mesh Complications

In a July 19th ruling, the Hon. Carol Higbee, presiding judge over the consolidated litigation in Atlantic City, ordered that three Johnson & Johnson executives must testify in court regarding their transvaginal mesh products. The executives are new CEO Alex Gorsky, former J&J Vice Chairman Sheri McCoy, and Ethicon Franchise head Gary … [Read more...]

J&J Voluntarily Pulls 4 Transvaginal Mesh Devices From the Market

In June, Johnson & Johnson announced that it would pull 4 of its transvaginal meshes from the market in 120 days. These devices are: · TVT Secur · Prosima Pelvic Floor Repair System · Prolift Pelvic Floor Repair System · Prolift MTM Pelvic Floor Repair System J&J made the announcement in a letter, sent both to the FDA as well as to … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Victim Wins Suit Against Manufacturer

Christine Scott, in her bellweather suit against medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard, won a clear victory for transvaginal mesh victims across the globe. Scott and her husband were awarded $5.5 million for personal damages, including the loss of their love life. The case has been in litigation for four years. This is the first time in the … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Lawyers: Bladder Sling Update

Bladder slings are comprised of surgical mesh and are designed to alleviate problems associated with Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). Bladder Sling Complications In July 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to physicians and healthcare providers concerning bladder slings and surgical … [Read more...]

Filing a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Attorneys The Strom Law Firm, LLC is currently reviewing cases on behalf of women who have suffered life altering complications after receiving a transvaginal mesh implant for Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) or Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP).  Although no class action has been filed, there are are currently Four … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit: Update & Referrals

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit In 2011, the Food and Drug Administration issued a public notice regarding transvaginal mesh to doctors  after 2,875 injuries relating to pelvic mesh were reported between 2008 and 2010.  Right now, cases are being filed individually, and no nationwide transvaginal mesh class action lawsuit has been filed. Click … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Update

Transvaginal Mesh Update On July 13, 2011 the Food and Drug Administration released a safety communication warning to physicians and health care professionals, as well as patients, that the placement of surgical mesh through the vagina to treat pelvic organ prolapse may pose a greater risk for the individual than other options. Click here for … [Read more...]

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