May 17, 2019 / 11:40 PM / a year ago

J&J must pay $80 million in latest trial over mesh implants

A state court jury in Philadelphia on Friday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $80 million to a woman who said she was severely injured by a negligently designed pelvic mesh implant made by the company’s Ethicon unit.

The verdict by a jury in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas was the latest to result from thousands of lawsuits by women alleging J&J’s pelvic mesh devices have caused them severe pain, urinary problems and other injuries.

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