Texas woman sues FDA for pelvic mesh
Jane Akre at Mesh Medical Device News Desk reports that a Texas woman is suing the FDA and Johnson & Johnson for $7 million, with punitive damages of $21 million. Lana Keeton, 68, a
Pelvic Mesh not approved by FDA – 510(k) Controversy
Transvaginal or pelvic mesh was not approved by the FDA in any proper fashion, which would require rigorous safety testing.  Johnson & Johnson and the makers of other pelvic mesh products – meant to
Next Pelvic Mesh Trial for Matthews & Associates
The country's next pelvic mesh trial in the country will be tried by Matthews & Associates Law Firm of Houston. It will be the fourth such trial handled by the firm, which has won
Plaintiff testifies in Pelvic Mesh Trial against Johnson & Johnson
Defense lawyers for Johnson & Johnson put the con in Ethicon last week. They claimed during opening statement in Perry vs. Ethicon (see the petition) that plaintiff Coleen Perry had contacted lawyers before undergoing
Johnson & Johnson faces Mesh Trial in California
Johnson & Johnson faces another pelvic mesh trial in California this week, in Superior Court in Kern County. (See Perry v. Ethicon Petition) The bellwether jury trial in product liability suit alleges that pelvic
Transvaginal Mesh Trial for Woman killed by Infection
Jane Akre of Mesh Medical Device News Desk reports from Missouri that Dr. Anne Weber testified this week on day four of the trial of Budke v. Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson). Family survivors of
Transvaginal Mesh Catastrophe
The idea of implanting pelvic mesh for pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence may sound somewhat sensible; but the application and reality are not. The idea of mesh is that it is easier
Parliament Hears Plastic Mesh Horrors Scottish Parliament held a committee hearing this week on the plastic mesh used on women to correct pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Natural vs. Plastic For