June 16, 2015 / 12:41 AM / 4 years ago

Judge sets 26 Ethicon mesh cases for a single trial

(Reuters) - A federal judge overseeing thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits has set a single consolidated trial for 26 women who said they were injured by a device made by Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Inc unit.

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin in the Southern District of West Virginia set a November 2 trial date for the cases, which are among more than 25,000 consolidated in multidistrict litigation against Ethicon over its mesh products.

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