By Jess Krochtengel (October 5, 2015, 4:10 PM EDT) -- A Texas state court jury on Monday cleared Johnson & Johnson of liability in the first trial over the company's Prosima pelvic mesh device, rejecting claims the device was defectively designed and that the company didn't adequately warn consumers about the risks involved.
J&J has defended the efficacy of its product and said it more than adequately warned doctors about the inherent risks of using the Prosima pelvic mesh device. (Credit: AP) In a 10-2 verdict, Dallas County District Court jurors rejected plaintiff Carol Cavness' claim that the Prosima device was defectively designed and that J&J's Ethicon Inc. unit had failed...
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