Retrial Jury Hears J&J Mesh Not To Blame For Woman's Pain
Law360, Philadelphia (March 13, 2019, 9:30 PM EDT) -- After jurors deadlocked six months ago on whether defects in a Johnson & Johnson unit’s pelvic mesh product left a Pennsylvania woman suffering from chronic pelvic pain, a new jury in the case heard opening arguments in Philadelphia on Wednesday blaming the injuries on menopause-related symptoms.
Susan McFarland claims that a defective TVT-O pelvic mesh sling she received more than a decade ago to treat her urinary stress incontinence sawed through the soft tissue of her vagina, causing scarring and chronic pain.
But an attorney for J&J subsidiary Ethicon Inc., pointing to testimony from McFarland’s doctors, told jurors on Wednesday that...
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