Philly Jury Slams J&J With $120M Award In Mesh Injury Case

By Matt Fair (April 24, 2019, 4:48 PM EDT) -- A Philadelphia jury hammered a Johnson & Johnson unit with $120 million in damages Wednesday after agreeing that a negligently designed pelvic mesh implant left a woman all but incontinent and suffering from chronic pain that prevented her from having sex.

A jury hit J&J unit Ethicon with a $120 million verdict in a pelvic mesh injury suit Wednesday, marking the largest damages award against the company in such cases in Philadelphia. (Getty)

The verdict is the latest, and easily the largest, in a string of damages awards handed down by Philadelphia juries against J&J subsidiary Ethicon Inc. over injuries related...

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