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Transvaginal Mesh Trial Update: The Treating Physician as a Consultant – Conflicts of Interests

January 1, 1970 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

When we develop an ailment or symptom that warrants medical attention, we typically seek the help of a health care provider. In doing so, we may look for assistance in finding a doctor to diagnose and treat our medical issues. Modern technology makes available to us a variety of information to consider when choosing the correct physician. Some of the…
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J&J Transvaginal Mesh Case Update: Company Witnesses

January 1, 1970 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Over the last few days, several Ethicon (a division on J&J) company witnesses have been on the stand. First, Scott Ciarrocca, the product manager for Prolift transvaginal mesh, testified that no clinical studies of Prolift transvaginal mesh were conducted before it was marketed and sold. Next, Dr. Piet Hinol, Ethicon’s medical director, took the stand. His testified that Ethicon (J&J)…
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