'Lifesaving' Claim Barred In Hernia Mesh Bellwether Trial

By Melissa Angell (December 4, 2020, 9:44 PM EST) -- A medical device maker and its subsidiary cannot argue that their hernia mesh implant is a "lifesaving device" in the first case to go to trial in sprawling multidistrict litigation accusing the manufacturer of concealing design defects, an Ohio federal judge has ruled....

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