FDA: J&J Marketed Vaginal Mesh Implant Without Approval

Posted by Sarah Showard | Mar 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

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The Gynecare Prolift was introduced in March 2005 by J&J, however the U.S. FDA did not learn about the Prolift until 2007 when J&J was seeking approval for a related product.  There are currently more than 550 lawsuits against J&J alleging injuries caused by vaginal mesh implants.

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Sarah Showard graduated from the University of Maryland in 1985, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English-Linguistics and a Certification in Womens Studies. She then graduated from New York University School of Law in 1988. Sarah began practice initially as an insurance defense attorne...


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