Boston Scientific Wins 2nd Pelvic Mesh Bellwether Trial

Law360, New York (August 29, 2014, 1:38 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts jury sided with Boston Scientific Corp. on Friday in the second bellwether trial involving the company’s pelvic mesh devices, finding that a transvaginal sling was not defectively designed and the company adequately warned of risks associated with the device.

Eric Anielak of Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, who represents Boston Scientific, confirmed the Middlesex County jury returned a verdict clearing the company of all liability involving the Obtryx-brand sling following over two days of deliberations and a two-week trial. In July, another Middlesex County jury found in favor of Boston Scientific at a trial involving the Pinnacle Pelvic Floor...

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