J&J Failed To Warn Of Vaginal Mesh Risks, NJ Jury Told

Law360, New York (January 10, 2013, 7:19 PM EST) -- Attorneys for a South Dakota woman told a New Jersey jury Thursday that their client's quality of life was destroyed by a faulty vaginal mesh product, saying its manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon Inc., failed to adequately test it for safety or warn patients of its potential risks.

Attorney Adam M. Slater of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC opened the New Jersey bellwether trial by saying his client, Linda Gross, can no longer work as a nurse after having Ethicon's Prolift polypropylene mesh product inserted...
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