'Imperfect' Treatment Result Not J&J Mesh's Fault, Jury Told

Law360, Philadelphia (March 26, 2019, 2:13 PM EDT) -- The failure of a Johnson & Johnson unit’s pelvic mesh implant to cure a Philadelphia-area woman’s incontinence did not mean the device was to blame for other complications she experienced, a Pennsylvania jury heard as a trial over the product opened Tuesday.

Andrea La’Verne Edney, an attorney with Butler Snow LLP representing J&J subsidiary Ethicon Inc., told jurors in Philadelphia that, even though the company’s mesh implant had failed to entirely cure Malgorzata Krolikowski of stress urinary incontinence that she complained to her doctor of 10 years ago, there were other reasons behind the pain during sex that she has experienced....

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