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Women Remain Strong in Fight Against Dangerous Mesh

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Women Remain Strong in Fight Against Dangerous Mesh

Choosing profits over women’s safety continues to be a battle worth fighting against.

Women’s History Month may be over, but it does not mean that the opportunity to celebrate women and all of their accomplishments, contributions, and strengths ends there. Many of these have been hard-fought against people and organizations that have put money and personal...

Potential UK Mesh Ban Increases U.S. Scrutiny

Will a potential UK transvaginal mesh ban increase US scrutiny

Potential UK Mesh Ban Increases U.S. Scrutiny

UK health institute is to recommend that vaginal mesh operation be banned from treating organ prolapse in England.

The BBC reports that the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) may recommend that vaginal mesh medical devices be banned for general use and used only for research.  These mesh products are intended to treat a common condition known as pelvic...

Johnson & Johnson is Causing a Mess with Transvaginal Mesh

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Johnson & Johnson is Causing a Mess with Transvaginal Mesh

A jury verdict of $57 million was handed down against Johnson & Johnson and awarded to Ellla Baugh, a Philadelphia woman who was injured by a commonly used product: transvaginal mesh.

What is Transvaginal Mesh used for?

Around 40 percent of all women experience some form of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in their lives. POP occurs when the pelvic floor tissues holding up the uterus,...

Johnson & Johnson Back in Court for Defective Mesh Device

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Johnson & Johnson Back in Court for Defective Mesh Device

Johnson & Johnson’s Defective Transvaginal Mesh Products are, for the Fifth Time, the Subject of a Trial in Philadelphia

Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary, Ethicon Inc., is back in court in Philadelphia for the fifth time for its defective transvaginal mesh products. A woman who was implanted with pelvic mesh to treat her incontinence in July of 2010 is suing Ethicon over the...

Manufacturers Profit at the Expense of Women’s Safety

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Manufacturers Profit at the Expense of Women’s Safety

AAJ Article Highlights a History of Manufacturers Putting Profits Ahead of Safety for Products Marketed Towards Women

A new report by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) highlights a history of dangerous products sold to women. Manufacturers have sold unsafe products targeted to women in order to “cure” nerve conditions, menstruation, and menopause, as far back as at least...

Kentucky Attorney General Files Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

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Kentucky Attorney General Files Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Kentucky has followed the lead of other states and vaginal mesh attorneys, like Waters Kraus & Paul. The state has filed suit against Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon, the company’s medical device unit. The lawsuit alleges that the mesh medical device maker engaged in deceptive advertising to promote sales of its transvaginal mesh implants. They were marketed as a way to help women...

Texas Vaginal Mesh Attorney Praises California, Washington Lawsuit

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Texas Vaginal Mesh Attorney Praises California, Washington Lawsuit

California and Washington state have filed transvaginal mesh lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson, charging that the medical device maker misrepresented the risks of its mesh implants. Transvaginal mesh was supposed to help women suffering from urinary incontinence or pelvic prolapse. Waters Kraus & Paul Texas vaginal mesh attorney Gibbs Henderson, who is also licensed in Texas and...

Transvaginal Mesh Maker to Shut Down

Transvaginal Mesh Maker to Shut Down

The Astora Women’s Health division of Endo International PLC is calling it quits as the division faces thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits. Endo is just one manufacturer of dangerous vaginal mesh — implanted in thousands of women suffering from pelvic organ prolapse or urinary incontinence. Unfortunately, the medical device often does more to hurt than to help. Transvaginal mesh may...

Ban Transvaginal Mesh, California Women Urge

Ban Transvaginal Mesh, California Women Urge

Around 100,000 women have filed transvaginal mesh (TVM) lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson, Bard, Boston Scientific and others as a result of severe and debilitating injuries they’ve suffered after being implanted with TVM. In January, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new warning about vaginal mesh, now classifying the device as “high risk.” Transvaginal mesh is...

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