J&J Awaits Verdict In California Pelvic Mesh Trial
An $800m lawsuit filed by the state of California against Johnson & Johnson for alleged fraudulent marketing of pelvic mesh products is in the hands of a state judge after the conclusion of a 10-week trial. This is the first lawsuit brought by a state against a pelvic mesh manufacturer to go to trial.
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Johnson & Johnson and subsidiary Ethicon will pay $117m to settle state lawsuits alleging that their marketing misrepresented the safety and risks of transvaginal mesh devices.
Two separate Philadelphia juries have ruled against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon in cases brought by women who say they were injured by the company’s pelvic mesh products, awarding damages totaling $200m.