Mentor Prevails In 1st ObTape Product Liability Trial

Law360, New York (December 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- As product liability suits accumulate against Mentor Corp., the maker of ObTape got an encouraging verdict from a California jury this week, as jurors roundly rejected all of the plaintiff’s claims in the first trial over the controversial vaginal implant.

The verdict, handed down Monday in the Alameda County Superior Court, dashed all the negligence and failure to warn claims brought by plaintiff Lisa Ann Seeno, with the jury finding that Mentor conducted adequate tests on the product before bringing it to market and made known...
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