LAWSUITS NEWS & LEGAL INFORMATION
Manitoba Legal News Articles & Interviews
May 1, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ TVM Mesh Leaves Women Very Sick, and Very Angry ]
Winnipeg, MB Women who experience problems with their TVT sling have comrades-in-arms the world over, it appears. In Canada, our neighbor to the immediate north, several hundred women are filing a transvaginal mesh lawsuit alleging serious complications. Meanwhile, much farther away, Australian women are taking up a similar cause against manufacturers of the problematic product alleged to have impacted women’s lives in terms described as “horrific.”
March 22, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Canadian Woman Likens Transvaginal Mesh to a Cheese Grater ]
Winnipeg, MB The story of a Canadian woman who likened her transvaginal mesh to “a cheese grater” has spurred the provincial Minister of Health in Manitoba to push her federal counterpart for action. Christine Asprey, who hails from Winnipeg, is a 49-year-old mother of four who has been in excruciating pain for more than a year.
February 25, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ TVM Mesh Lawsuit to Be Launched in Canada ]
Winnipeg, MB The western Canadian city of Winnipeg will serve as the backdrop for a transvaginal mesh lawsuit in Canada. The Winnipeg Free Press (2/8/13) reports that court documents are being filed in three Canadian provinces with an eye toward launching a class-action case representing more than 300 Canadian women.
August 28, 2012. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Mexican Mangoes May be Responsible for Salmonella Outbreak ]
Washington, DC Mangoes from Mexico may be responsible for a possible food poisoning outbreak due to contamination with salmonella, and are the subject of investigations by both Canadian and US governments.
March 30, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Asbestos Mesothelioma: Six Members of One Family Now Dead ]
Winnipeg, MB A Canadian First Nations family that has incredibly lost five of its members to asbestos poisoning, has now lost a sixth.