Vaginal Mesh Injuries Strike A Chord With Jurors

Law360, New York (February 26, 2013, 8:31 PM EST) -- The intimate and graphic nature of the injuries alleged in vaginal mesh lawsuits makes it especially difficult for manufacturers to win over juries, attorneys say, as illustrated by the $3.35 million verdict on Monday against Johnson & Johnson and the $3.6 million judgment last year against C.R. Bard Inc.

Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon Inc. and Bard are among the companies facing litigation that claims their vaginal mesh products eroded in plaintiffs' bodies and caused severe vaginal pain, among other injuries, leading to repeated, often unsuccessful...
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