Surgical Mesh Articles
January 21, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Pittsburgh, PA: If transvaginal mesh litigation at the beginning of 2017 is anything to go by, the coming year is hopeful for mesh victims.Read [ Transvaginal Mesh Litigation: Positive Start to 2017 ]
January 15, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Miami, FL: Knowing you have surgical abdominal mesh in your body that has been recalled is unnerving, to say the least. Even worse, and for many people, suffering pain and infection long after the mesh has been withdrawn or recalled from the market means mesh removal surgery followed by a possible hernia mesh lawsuit.Read [ A Tangle of Hernia Mesh Complaints ]
January 11, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Dallas, TX: A number of complaints allege that Ethicon Physiomesh, a surgical mesh used to repair hernias, has done more harm than good. “I anticipate surgical mesh lawsuits, such as Ethicon Physiomesh, will see similar volume as transvaginal mesh lawsuits,” says attorney Shezad Malik.Read [ Attorney Anticipates Surgical Mesh and Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Similar in Volume ]
December 23, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Providence, RI: A Rhode Island man who received recalled abdominal mesh just prior to a product recall in 2005, will see his surgical mesh lawsuit go forward after a Rhode Island judge refused to dismiss the case.Read [ Surgical Mesh Lawsuit to Proceed ]
December 9, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY: A recent study published in JAMA Surgery online (11/30/16) references an association with transvaginal mesh complication most plaintiffs having filed a transvaginal mesh lawsuit could identify and understand: a high risk for repeat surgery and mesh erosion requiring management.Read [ Transvaginal Mesh Complication Increases with Procedures Performed in Tandem ]
November 26, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Orlando, FL: A new lawsuit has been filed, alleging a patient was harmed by the use of the Ethicon Physiomesh flexible composite mesh. The physiomesh lawsuit was filed in September 2016 by Joanne Quinn, who claims the makers of the mesh knew about the risks associated with the product but failed to properly warn consumers. While Physiomesh litigation is in early stages, the product was voluntarily withdrawn from the market in May 2016.Read [ New Ethicon Physiomesh Lawsuit Filed ]
November 25, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
York, PA: “A good number of attorneys have reported transvaginal mesh adverse events to the FDA on behalf of their clients/patients, but over 23,000 reports are from physicians,” says Madris Tomes, founder of Device Events and former FDA Program Manager. “Physicians are not great at reporting— this is a HUGE number.”Read [ Transvaginal Mesh Deaths Reported as Injuries? ]
November 11, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Seattle, WA: Transvaginal mesh problems are no respecter of borders, in that Canadian women are having just as many problems with transvaginal mesh complications as those in the US. In spite of the fact Canada has a much lower population overall than the US, there are still tens of thousands of women having undergone TVT sling and transvaginal mesh procedures, with hundreds more having filed lawsuits alleging problems with the devices.Read [ Transvaginal Mesh Complication No Respecter of Borders ]
November 2, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Orlando, FL: It wasn’t that long ago that problems associated with transvaginal mesh commanded headlines and fueled lawsuits. Now the mesh is back, but this time stemming from a different indication. The complaints, however, are similar: allegations of early failure causing pain and other health implications for the patient, prompting some surgical mesh lawsuits.Read [ Ethicon Physiomesh Lawsuit Springs from Medical Device Withdrawl ]
October 22, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Dallas, TX:Attorneys are investigating possible lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon concerning the Ethicon Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh. The Physiomesh, used in laparoscopic hernia surgeries, has reportedly been linked to higher than normal revision rates.Read [ Attorney: Ethicon Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh Withdrawn Due to High Revision Rates ]