J&J Trims Claims From Colo. Man's Hernia Mesh Suit

Law360 (September 13, 2019, 4:42 PM EDT) -- Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon unit escaped warranty and consumer protection claims brought by a Colorado resident alleging he was injured by a hernia mesh implant, a New Jersey federal judge has ruled.

U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan on Thursday granted Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon's bid for partial dismissal of William Martinez's suit claiming he suffered complications after a hernia surgery due to the medical device maker's "Ultrapro Hernia Patch," saying his breach of contract claims are time-barred and his consumer protection claims aren't detailed enough to satisfy the legal standard.

The court wasn't convinced by Martinez's argument...

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