J&J's Ethicon Slammed With $41M Verdict In Philly Mesh Case

Law360, Philadelphia (January 31, 2019, 12:14 PM EST) -- A Philadelphia jury tagged Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Inc. with a $41 million verdict on Thursday after agreeing that defects in a pelvic mesh implant manufactured by the company left a woman with permanent injuries after the product sawed into her vagina.

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Inc. was hit with a $41 million verdict in Philadelphia on Thursday, in a suit over its pelvic mesh implants. (Getty) The jurors credited claims from Suzanne Emmet and her husband, Michael, that Ethicon had negligently designed the mesh implants at issue in the case and had failed to provide proper warnings that the devices...

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