$2M Verdict Stands In Bard Vaginal Mesh Bellwether

Law360, New York (October 21, 2013, 1:43 PM EDT) -- C.R. Bard Inc. failed to erase a $2 million verdict Friday in the first federal suit to go to trial over alleged defects in its vaginal mesh implants when the West Virginia judge overseeing a huge multidistrict litigation said the jury’s findings were sufficiently grounded in evidence.

U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin refused to disturb the verdict, ruling that the jury had a reasonable evidentiary basis on which to find for Cisson on her design defect and failure-to-warn claims and to award $1.75 million in...
To view the full article, register now.