We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Settlement Halts Trial In Mentor ObTape MDL

Law360 (June 8, 2010, 6:18 PM EDT) -- A settlement has been struck that resolves the majority of cases in the multidistrict products liability litigation against Johnson & Johnson unit Mentor Corp. over its ObTape transobturator sling, bringing to a halt a trial in three consolidated suits.

As the fifth day of the trial in the three suits was about to commence Monday morning in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, the parties informed the court that they had reached a settlement, and the jury was dismissed.

The court's understanding...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.