26. February 2013

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Johnson & Johnson Vaginal Mesh Implant Lawsuit – Former Nurse Wins $3.35 million

A jury in New Jersey yesterday awarded $3.35 million to a former nurse (47 year old Linda Gross) who blamed Johnson & Johnson’s vaginal mesh implant for causing her years of severe, chronic pain despite 18 unsuccessful repair surgeries. The jury made the award against Johnson & Johnson for failing to provide adequate warning to […]

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11. January 2013

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Did Johnson & Johnson Sell Inadequately Tested & Defective Vaginal Mesh Implants?

Did Johnson & Johnson (J&J) sell inadequately tested & defective vaginal mesh implants? A lawyer for a South Dakota woman (47 year old Linda Gross) told a jury just that in the first of 1,800 such lawsuits to go to trial. According to Gross, she had 18 operations to repair damage caused by the Gynecare […]

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21. July 2012

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First Trans-Vaginal Mesh Implant Trial Results in $5.5 Million Damages Award

In the very first case involving trans-vaginal mesh implants to go to trial, a jury determined that medical manufacturer C.R. Bard Inc. and a doctor must pay a total of $5.5 million in damages over a vaginal-mesh implant that left a woman (Christine Scott) incontinent and in chronic pain. Scott had been in severe pain […]

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25. June 2012

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Johnson & Johnson Still Sold Vaginal Mesh Implant After The FDA Told It To Stop

According to a Bloomberg report today, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) continued to sell a vaginal mesh implant for nine months after U.S. regulators told it to stop marketing the device. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration told J&J in a letter on Aug. 24, 2007, to halt Gynecare Prolift sales until the agency decided whether […]

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5. June 2012

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Johnson & Johnson To Stop Selling Four Vaginal Mesh Implants

Johnson & Johnson has reportedly requested approval from the Food and Drug Administration to stop “commercializing” four vaginal mesh implants, this after being sued by more than 600 women who say the products caused internal injuries. In a letter filed yesterday with the judge in Charleston, West Virginia who is overseeing the litigation, Johnson & […]

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8. May 2012

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Boston Scientific Facing Nearly 300 Vaginal Mesh Implant Lawsuits

The Boston Scientific Corporation, a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices, currently faces multi-million dollar lawsuits from almost 300 persons who have blamed the company’s vaginal mesh implant product for debilitating pain and infections. At this time, the pile of lawsuits is growing against Boston Scientific and several rival manufacturers (C.R. Bard, Johnson […]

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23. March 2012

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A Transvaginal Mesh Implant Victim’s Story – Amy Gezon

Transvaginal mesh implant victim, Amy Gezon, speaks on camera about how the mesh implant caused her tremendous pain for years, to the point where she even considered taking her own life.

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13. March 2012

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Transvaginal Mesh Implants Infographic

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of surgical mesh that has been implanted through incisions in a woman’s vagina (“transvaginal mesh” or “vaginal mesh”), recently commissioned and published an infographic to educate the public about the history and present dangers of this medical device. As you […]

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28. February 2012

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FDA’s Medical Device Chief Calls For More Power To Block Unsafe Products Such As Transvaginal Mesh Implants

According to Jeffrey Shuren, director of the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs more power to block unsafe products, and prevent repeats of faulty hip implants and vaginal mesh that have sparked thousands of patient lawsuits. According to him, the FDA now lacks that authority in many […]

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9. February 2012

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Indicators/Symptoms Of A Bad Transvaginal Mesh Implant

If you’ve been the recipient of a transvaginal mesh implant, and are experiencing any of the following symptoms, you should contact your doctor/healthcare provider immediately: Incontinence problems that persist even after implantation of the mesh Feeling a sensation of “pulling” in the abdomen while walking or bending In some instances, victims have reported that the […]

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