Adding my two cents to the mega mesh mess surrounding transvaginal mesh complications…

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Mesh Me Not on Facebook

I know that not everyone is on Facebook, but for those of you that are – please know that I also have a public Facebook Page for Mesh Me Not at: http://www.facebook.com/MeshMeNot Sometimes, I post to that page more frequently than this blog – simply because it’s easier there to share and make quick posts.   … Read More ›

Johnson & Johnson’s mesh product found defective: $12.5 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

 $12.5 million total, including $7 million for punitive charges. On December 21, 2015, for the case of Patricia L. Hammons v Secant Medical, Ethicon, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, the “jury found for the plaintiff on all three claims: 1) DEFECTIVE design 2) a FAILURE TO WARN DOCTORS about its dangers and negligence in manufacturing… Read More ›

Sometimes, it seems the only ones listening ARE the lawyers

“Sometimes, it seems the only ones listening are the lawyers. Like many people, I have never been a fan of lawsuits, or lawyers in general. But, guess what? Sometimes, you need a lawyer,”

Local teacher battles pain, federal bureaucracy

Sharing this recent news article, “Local teacher battles pain, federal bureaucracy“, which shows the devastation hernia mesh can cause, and the injustices taking place: “It takes Bob Sprankle at least 15 minutes to climb the stairs, go to the bathroom and return to his chair in the room he spends all day in on the… Read More ›

Despite multiple FDA warnings since 2008, use of mesh in pelvic organ prolapse surgery continues to grow

Despite multiple warnings released by the US Food and Drug Administration since 2008, use of mesh in pelvic organ prolapse surgery continues to grow.

Jury Awards Plaintiff $100 Million in Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Trial

Glad to see another case was recently won in favor of the patient that was injured by mesh.   You would think $100 million ought to send a message!?  Now, there’s only about 99,999 more cases to go now against Boston Scientific, J&J, and a few other manufacturers.  I heard they claim they will run out of money…… Read More ›

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