J&J Hit With $500K Verdict In Latest Philly Mesh Case

Law360, Philadelphia (June 28, 2019, 5:25 PM EDT) -- A Philadelphia jury handed down $500,000 in damages against a Johnson & Johnson unit on Friday after finding that design defects in a pelvic mesh implant left a woman suffering significant pain. 

The verdict handed down on behalf of Linda Dunfee represents the ninth time that Philadelphia jurors have credited claims over design defects and other flaws in pelvic mesh products sold by J&J subsidiary Ethicon Inc., but represents the smallest award won in any of the mesh cases brought to trial so far in the city.

“We are pleased that this is the ninth time in these vaginal mesh cases...

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