J&J Unit Looks To Dodge $13.5M Pelvic Mesh Verdict

Law360, Philadelphia (February 24, 2016, 2:01 PM EST) -- A Johnson & Johnson unit filed a post-trial motion on Monday aimed at upending a $13.5 million verdict a Philadelphia jury awarded earlier this month to a woman who claimed that she suffered irreparable injuries from a pelvic mesh implant she received to treat her urinary stress incontinence.

The 109-page motion filed by Ethicon Inc. told Judge Kenneth Powell that $3.5 million in compensatory damages awarded to plaintiff Sharon Carlino and her husband were not supported by evidence of any past or future medical expenses, and should cancel out the $10 million in punitive damages in the case.

“Plaintiffs put on...

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