Mesh Cases Against Boston Scientific Withdrawn From Philly

Law360, Philadelphia (July 24, 2017, 7:04 PM EDT) -- Three non-Pennsylvania residents pursuing pelvic mesh injury claims against Boston Scientific Corp. in the state agreed on Friday to withdraw their lawsuits in the wake of a pair of U.S. Supreme Court rulings restricting the ability of state courts to retain jurisdiction over non-residents.

The three cases, each of which was being pursued by a Delaware resident, were withdrawn after the Massachusetts-based BSC urged a Philadelphia County judge last month to boot them from the state following a pair of rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court narrowing the scope of jurisdiction for plaintiffs looking to pursue claims in venues outside either...

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