J&J Wants Discovery Mishaps Barred From Vaginal Mesh Trial

Law360, New York (February 7, 2014, 7:29 PM EST) -- Johnson & Johnson pressed a West Virginia federal judge on Thursday to bar the plaintiff in an upcoming bellwether trial in multidistrict litigation over vaginal mesh injuries from telling the jury that the company lost potential evidence, arguing it was irrelevant to the case.

The bid came two days after U.S. Magistrate Judge Cheryl Eifert found that Johnson & Johnson failed to preserve documents related to the litigation. She suggested that, in some cases, it may be appropriate for the jury to know about the loss...
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Case Information

Case Title

Lewis v. Johnson & Johnson et al

Case Number



West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


Joseph R. Goodwin

Date Filed

August 13, 2012

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