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FDA reclassifies transvaginal mesh as high-risk device

January 11, 2016 - As of Jan. 4, 2016, transvaginal mesh or TVM, has been reclassified by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) from a class II, moderate-risk, to a class III, high-risk device. Read More


Jury awards $100 million to woman injured by transvaginal mesh

May 29, 2015 - A Delaware jury ordered Boston Scientific Corp. to pay a Newark woman a record $100 million in damages for injuries she suffered from the company’s transvaginal mesh device. Read More


Transvaginal mesh linked to serious, life-altering complications for women

July 11, 2014 - Many people use medical devices every day. For the most part these devices improve the life of those using them. But the medical device manufacturers in our country are so rich and powerful... Read More


Actos, TVM and Zohydro litigation discussed by Andy Birchfield and Leigh O’Dell on Ringler Radio

May 19, 2014 - Beasley Allen attorneys Andy Birchfield and Leigh O'Dell discuss their progress on litigation involving Actos, Transvaginal Mesh and Zohydro. Read More


Texas jury orders J&J to pay $1.2 million to woman injured by transvaginal mesh

April 4, 2014 - Jurors in a Dallas state court found Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon unit liable for injuries caused by the design of its TVT-O mesh sling. Read More


Dangerous medical devices described by Beasley Allen attorney Danielle Mason

February 6, 2014 - Mason believes one of the biggest problems concerning drugs and medical devices at this time is the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s medical device approval process Read More


Number of federal transvaginal mesh cases could top 50,000

October 4, 2013 - Sources close to the massive body of transvaginal mesh lawsuits combined for trial in a West Virginia federal court told Bloomberg News that the litigation could swell to more than 50,000... Read More


Transvaginal mesh implants may lead to serious, life-threatening injuries

September 5, 2013 - Leigh O'Dell talks about a serious situation facing women who have received a transvaginal mesh implant. Read More


Women experiencing problems with transvaginal mesh must act quickly to preserve legal rights

March 20, 2013 - Women who are experiencing complications caused by transvaginal mesh or bladder slings should act to preserve their rights against manufacturers. The law places time limits by which claims... Read More


Leigh O’Dell discusses Transvaginal Mesh and other defective medical devices

January 30, 2013 - Beasley Allen shareholder Leigh O’Dell is welcomed by Beasley Allen Report host, Gibson Vance, to discuss various common defective drugs and medical devices. Leigh was a graduate of... Read More


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