Hernia Mesh Update

COVID 19 DELAYS HERNIA MESH TRIALS   The number of hernia mesh lawsuits filed across the country continues to grow.  There are currently thousands of cases filed with more being filed every day.  Each year more than a million hernia mesh surgeries are performed in the United States. It is one of the most common…

HIV Drugs Update

TRIAL DATE SET IN HIV DRUGS LAWSUIT The HIV drugs litigation has been consolidated into a JCCP.  A JCCP (Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding) is a state level version of a Multidistrict Litigation (MDL). A jury trial has been set for January 20, 2022.  The trial will be held in San Francisco County Superior Court and…

Elmiron Letter

Recent research has linked Elmiron, a popular medication prescribed for interstitial cystitis (painful bladder syndrome), with a unique form of progressive eye disease- typically diagnosed by ophthalmologists as retinal pigmentary maculopathy, pattern dystrophy or age- related macular degeneration.  Symptoms of Elmiron -associated retinal maculopathy include: Difficulty reading Difficulty adapting to dim lighting Blurred vision (often…