UPDATE 2-Jury awards $3.35 mln in vag...

UPDATE 2-Jury awards $3.35 mln in vaginal mesh case against J&J

There are 2 comments on the Reuters story from Feb 25, 2013, titled UPDATE 2-Jury awards $3.35 mln in vaginal mesh case against J&J. In it, Reuters reports that:

A jury on Monday said Johnson & Johnson should pay a South Dakota woman $3.35 million for failing to adequately warn her doctor of the potential dangers of a vaginal mesh implant made by the company's Ethicon subsidiary, and for misrepresenting the product in brochures.

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Helen G

Paradise Valley, AZ

#1 Mar 4, 2013
There was an update on this. I read an article on the net that the plaintiff was also awarded more than $7M in punitive damages by the jury. Try searching bladderslingrecall.us, the site may have more info.

United States

#3 Jun 9, 2013
Serious complications and deadly health issues were linked to these meshes. As a matter of fact, there are lots of vaginal mesh lawsuits filed by patients of these faulty devices in the US. But the downside is that still there are many of these devices available in the market today. You may want to check this article http://lindashealthblog.blog.com/2013/06/08/c...

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