J&J Dodges Pelvic Mesh Claims In Philadelphia Trial

Law360, Philadelphia (April 17, 2019, 2:52 PM EDT) -- A Philadelphia jury sided with a Johnson & Johnson unit on Wednesday when it shot down claims that an allegedly defective pelvic mesh implant designed to alleviate a woman’s incontinence had worsened the condition and caused her to start experiencing pain when having sex.

J&J unit Ethicon secured a rare victory in a Philadelphia mesh trial Wednesday, when a jury found the company’s negligence didn’t cause the injuries a woman said she suffered from an Ethicon implant. (Getty)

Despite agreeing that J&J subsidiary Ethicon Inc. had negligently designed, marketed and sold its TVT-Secur mesh implant, the jury found that the negligence...

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