Caldera Fails To Escape J&J Pelvic Mesh MDL Claims

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 5:44 PM EDT) -- A Georgia federal judge refused to dismiss claims against Caldera Medical Inc. on Friday in a suit in multidistrict litigation accusing a Johnson & Johnson unit and others of making defective pelvic mesh implants, rejecting the contention the allegations are too vague.

Plaintiff Sherry Soltis claims she was injured by two pelvic mesh devices implanted to treat her stress urinary incontinence: one made by Caldera, known as a T-Sling, and one made by J&J unit Mentor Worldwide LLC, known as an ObTape. The suit was originally...
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