Boston Scientific To Pay $188M Over Mesh False Ad Claims

By Mike Curley (March 23, 2021, 5:29 PM EDT) -- Boston Scientific Corp. will pay 47 states and the District of Columbia $188.6 million to resolve claims that it falsely touted the safety of its surgical mesh products, New York's attorney general announced Tuesday.

New York is set to receive $6.3 million of Boston Scientific Corp.'s $188.6 million multistate settlement to resolve claims that it falsely touted the safety of its surgical mesh products. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) Attorney General Letitia James said the agreement comes after a multistate investigation found that the company violated state consumer protection laws by claiming its mesh products were safe while hiding the risks...

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