Johnson & Johnson Hit With $35M Verdict In Pelvic Mesh Trial

Law360 (March 9, 2018, 6:37 PM EST) -- An Indiana federal jury on Friday slammed a Johnson & Johnson unit with a $35 million verdict in favor of a woman who claimed she was harmed by a pelvic mesh device, finding that the mesh implant was negligently designed and the company failed to warn of its risks.

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Inc.’s Prolift device was sold in an unreasonably dangerous condition, a jury found. (Getty)

The verdict came after nearly two weeks of a trial that started on Feb. 26, according to a statement from Indiana resident Barbara Kaiser’s attorneys. The nine members of the jury found that...

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