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Judge Throws Hernia Patch Case Back To N.J.

Law360 (November 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge has remanded to the Superior Court of New Jersey a product liability suit alleging a defective surgical mesh patch caused a woman to suffer serious medical complications.

Judge Mary M. Lisi of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island said Tuesday that she agreed with a previous magistrate judge's recommendation that the case filed by Jenine Von Essen against medical product makers C.R. Bard Inc. and its subsidiary, Davol Inc., be sent back to state court.

Judge Lisi said the defendants...
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