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Power Morcellator Patient Advocate Dies

January 19, 2017. By Heidi Turner.
Power Morcellator Patient Advocate Dies Pittsburgh, PA Bonnie Davis, a patient who fought to ensure patients knew about the risks associated with power morcellation has died at age 57 from cancer. Davis had undergone power morcellation in 2012 and was diagnosed six days later with cancer. She worked to raise awareness of the serious risks reportedly linked to the use of power morcellators, to prevent other women from going through what she went through.
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Inside the $13 Million Pelvic Mesh Award: A Defendant Without Empathy

January 18, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Inside the $13 Million Pelvic Mesh Award: A Defendant Without Empathy Philadelphia, PA: Following the refusal of a Pennsylvania state judge to strike down a $13.7 million transvaginal mesh lawsuit verdict, defendant Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon unit immediately signaled they would appeal the award to the state Supreme Court, in spite of the judge’s admonitions that the plaintiff’s suffering was real and chronic.
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Catheter Recalls Number into the Millions. Will Lawsuits Follow?

January 17, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Catheter Recalls Number into the Millions. Will Lawsuits Follow? Washington, DC: With some four million allegedly defective catheters having been recalled from the market, such a number extrapolated across risk factors suggest defective catheters causing injury lawsuits will result, given the number of fairly common medical procedures for which catheters are routinely employed.
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