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Ethicon wins another federal pelvic mesh trial on most counts

A federal jury on Thursday cleared Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon of liability on most counts in the latest trial over allegations the company defectively designed its pelvic mesh and failed to warn of its risks.

A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois cleared the company on defective design and failure to warn counts, but awarded the plaintiff $55,000 for medical expenses on a negligent misrepresentation claim. The jury did not award other compensatory or punitive damages.

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