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J&J to face another mesh trial after $20 million verdict
May 5, 2017 / 9:31 PM / 6 months ago

J&J to face another mesh trial after $20 million verdict

Days after a jury in Philadelphia hit Johnson & Johnson with a $20 million verdict in a lawsuit over injuries blamed on a pelvic mesh implant, the company’s Ethicon unit is set to face another trial in the city over similar claims.

Opening statements are expected on Monday in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in a lawsuit by Sharon Beltz, a Pennsylvania woman who claimed she suffered injuries due to pelvic mesh devices manufactured by J&J’s Ethicon unit.

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