J&J Unit Workers Say Biz Knew Pelvic Mesh Device Risks

Law360, Hackensack, N.J. (November 29, 2017, 10:44 PM EST) -- Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon was aware of potential complications related to a pelvic mesh product before its launch in 2005, company officials said in deposition testimony presented Wednesday to a New Jersey state court jury hearing claims that the business withheld such information from doctors.

Adam Slater, representing plaintiff Elizabeth Hrymoc, asked Ethicon employee Piet Hinoul in a 2012 video deposition about whether there are any risks or adverse events associated with the device that the company's medical affairs department didn't know about when the...
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