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...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Lewis v. Johnson & Johnson et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-04301

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Joseph R. Goodwin

Date Filed

August 13, 2012

Law Firms

Companies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.