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J&J Unit Didn't Provide Pelvic Mesh Warning, Witness Says

Law360, Clifton, N.J. (November 28, 2017, 9:58 PM EST) -- Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon began selling a pelvic mesh product in 2005 without giving doctors a warning related to patient sexual intercourse, according to testimony Tuesday at a New Jersey state court trial over claims the device caused a woman debilitating pain.

About two months before Prolift hit the market, a doctor working for the company suggested including the warning in the product's “instructions for use,” Ethicon employee Scott Ciarrocca said. But it was not added at that time or to a revised version two...
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