J&J Hit With $20M Pelvic Mesh Verdict In Philly

Law360, Philadelphia (April 28, 2017, 3:03 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state jury hit Johnson & Johnson on Friday with a $20 million verdict over injuries suffered by a New Jersey woman after receiving a vaginal mesh implant, the third consecutive eight-figure award against Johnson & Johnson in the pelvic mesh mass tort program in Philadelphia County court.

Peggy Engleman was awarded $2.5 million in compensatory damages and $17.5 million in punitive damages Friday after a three-week trial. (AP) Peggy Engleman was awarded $2.5 million in compensatory damages and $17.5 million in punitive damages after a three-week trial. Engleman claimed that a TVT-Secur medical device manufactured by J&J subsidiary Ethicon...

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