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Ava Lawson

Ava is an editor and contributing writer for Surgical Watch, where her specialties include legal reporting, medical research, and issues pertaining to consumer safety.

Progress Made Toward Coloplast Mesh Settlement

Zimmer knee lawsuit
According to a pretrial order issued by the Honorable Judge Joseph Goodwin, plaintiffs and defense have continued progress in settlement negotiations that may resolve hundreds of transvaginal mesh lawsuits against Coloplast – a Danish manufacturer of bladder slings and mesh inserts. The company has been named defendant in product liability... Read more »

Motion Requests MDL to Consolidate Mirena Brain Injury Lawsuits

The Mirena IUD, manufactured by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, is already the topic of heated litigation throughout the United States. Women allege that the intrauterine system is prone to spontaneous migration, putting them at risk for uterine perforation, internal adhesions, infections and other debilitating injuries. Now, a new complication associated with... Read more »