FDA Recalls Mesh Products for Women
(April 17, 2019)  The US FDA announced yesterday that it was recalling all remaining surgical mesh products used on women to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP).  The FDA said it determined that Boston Scientific
100,000 Women suing over Gynecological Mesh
(July 7, 2018)  The mainstream media has finally recognized that a huge number of women are suing mesh manufacturers over their plastic products.  A CBS news story reported last month that nearly 50,000 women are
Washington State sues Johnson & Johnson Mesh Maker
Washington state is suing Johnson & Johnson mesh maker Ethicon for defective pelvic mesh sold to Washington women.  The state of Washington vs. Johnson & Johnson, et al. petition, filed May 24, 2016, says J&J
States sue J&J Transvaginal Mesh Maker
J&J hit with State Lawsuits over Pelvic Mesh The states of California and Washington have filed lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson for false advertising and deceptive marketing of surgical mesh for women. The lawsuits
FDA reclassifies Pelvic Mesh as High Risk
The FDA now reclassifies pelvic mesh as high risk. On January 4, 2016, the FDA announced that transvaginal or pelvic mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) will be reclassified as a high risk
Scotland regulates Pelvic Mesh
Unlike the U.S., where industry calls the shots and regulators mostly abide with business, the Scottish government has moved to regulate transvaginal or pelvic mesh treatment options offered to women with pelvic organ prolapse and
Pelvic Mesh Trial of J&J/Ethicon in Dallas
Sept. 21, 2015 — Jury selection begins today in Dallas for another pelvic mesh trial against against Ethicon/ Johnson & Johnson. The healthcare giant continues to take pelvic mesh product liability cases to trial
First Woman to beat J&J in Mesh Case dies
A Texas woman who won the first jury judgment against Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon over a defective mesh sling product has died. Linda Batiste, 65, bravely beat J&J last year, but lost her