October 29, 2018 / 11:50 PM / 18 days ago

Washington state seeks to hold J&J liable for not disclosing mesh risks

Washington’s attorney general has asked a state court judge to rule that Johnson & Johnson failed to disclose the risks of serious, debilitating conditions that women using its surgical mesh devices could develop.

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson in motions filed on Friday asked a judge in Seattle to hold that the company’s omissions and misrepresentations about the risks in the devices’ instruction packets violated the state’s Consumer Protection Act.

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