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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $7.8 million in damages

There are 5 comments on the Business Journal story from Mar 1, 2013, titled Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $7.8 million in damages. In it, Business Journal reports that:

Linda Gross, a nurse from South Dakota, and her husband Jeffrey, react, after the jury announced its verdict in Atlantic City, N.J. A New Jersey jury on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $7.76 million in punitive damages to a woman who claimed she was injured by a vaginal mesh implant made by a company unit, according to the Associated ... (more)

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Paradise Valley, AZ

#1 Mar 11, 2013
This is a really big news for those who are also injured by the medical devices from Johnson & Johnson. I think I've read somewhere in depuypinnaclelawsuit. com that there are thousands of lawsuits pending in different court.
Barbara Felder

San Jose, CA

#2 Mar 15, 2013
It has been hoped by many that this development will be a lesson to other device makers. Going through the ordeal vaginal mesh victims have to go through can be very heart-breaking. While $11.1M may be chicken for J&J, with the other 6,170 cases, this will surely hurt them and hopefully will learn from it. Updates and other interesting information may be available in sites devoted to vaginal mesh injuries such as
Shirly J


#3 Mar 18, 2013
It's a relief to know that Linda Gross finally gets the compensation she rightfully deserves. I can only imagine the pain and suffering that she, her husband, and family may have gone through because of her mesh implant. I even found from transvaginal-mesh-and-what-is- it-used-for/ that she is no longer able to sit for more than 20 minutes at a time because of complications from the mesh.

Brooklyn, NY

#4 Mar 18, 2013
When it rains it really pours. It is worth noting that after losing this vaginal mesh lawsuit, J & J suffered another setback when they were found to be liable for the complications resulting from the use of the DePuy ASR hip implants. They were told to pay damages amounting to over $8 billion.You may get all the details in sites devoted to this issue such as the depuyasrhiplawsuit. com

Hillsboro, OR

#5 Mar 30, 2013
This is indeed encouraging news to other women who may have also decided to file a mesh-related legal claim against J&J. I read a piece at and found that thousands of mesh-related lawsuits against J&J are pending across the country. I wonder when the next case would begin.

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