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UDI Pilot Project Receives Additional FDA Funding

January 7, 2016 Five years ago, Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri began a Unique Device Identifier (UDI) pilot project — a program to track implanted medical devices. The project has financial backing from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). With a new grant from the FDA, Mercy Hospital reportedly is set to receive up to $5.2 million…

Vaginal Mesh Manufacturer Sets Aside $445 Million for U.S. Lawsuits

January 5, 2016 Coloplast, the Danish medical device manufacturer, has set aside $445 million to pay U.S. women injured by the company’s transvaginal surgical mesh products. After making the announcement, Coloplast’s financial results for the year reportedly fell 62 percent. Danish Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Predicts that Some Lawsuits Against it are Likely to Go to Trial Vaginal mesh is a product that medical device makers have promoted to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Transvaginal mesh (TVM) is the same type of mesh patch used for hernia repair. The mesh is inserted through the vagina and then stitched into place. The problem is that the mesh can break down over time or migrate through the vaginal wall, resulting in horrendous pain, bleeding and infections. In many cases, the only solution is to remove the defective vaginal mesh surgically, which…

Gary Paul Talks to CAOC About Asbestos Naval Case

December 21, 2015 Gary Paul, a partner in the Los Angeles office of Waters Kraus & Paul, talks to the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) about the case regarding Davis v. American Standard, et. al. In this 2008 video clip, Gary discusses the challenges of representing the asbestos plaintiffs, like the Davis family, in naval asbestos-mesothelioma case. This video was shown at the CAOC’s Annual Installation and Awards Dinner in November 2008. That year Gary was selected as an Attorney of the Year finalist and honored with induction into the CAOC Hall of Fame. About Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) CAOC is an organization…

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