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J&J Hit With $80M Verdict In Philly Mesh Case

Law360 (May 17, 2019, 4:16 PM EDT) -- A Philadelphia jury returned $80 million in damages against a Johnson & Johnson unit on Friday in the latest trial over chronic pain and other complications caused by its pelvic mesh implants.

A jury hit Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon with an $80 million verdict Friday, including $50 million in punitive damages, in a pelvic mesh injury suit. (Getty)

The verdict, which included $50 million in punitive damages, is the eighth to go in favor of plaintiffs out of 10 total mesh-related cases that have made it to trial in Philadelphia, and brings the total amount of damages awarded against J&J...

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