Faulty Mesh Worsened Woman's Incontinence, Pa. Jury Hears

Law360, Philadelphia (March 25, 2019, 8:41 PM EDT) -- Alleged defects in a Johnson & Johnson unit’s pelvic mesh implant ended up worsening the incontinence it was intended to treat in a Pennsylvania woman and caused chronic pain that has left her unable to have sex, a Philadelphia jury heard during opening arguments on Monday.

The jurors heard arguments that a TVT-Secur implant that Malgozata Krolikowski, the ninth woman to bring claims against J&J subsidiary Ethicon Inc. to trial in Philadelphia, received 10 years ago had left her in constant need of pads due to urine leakage and had irreparably interfered with her ability to pursue any romantic relationship....

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