May 1, 2017 / 10:09 PM / 2 years ago

J&J's Ethicon hit with $20 million verdict in mesh case

A state court jury in Philadelphia has order Johnson & Johnson to pay $20 million to a New Jersey woman who said she suffered injuries after receiving a pelvic mesh implant made by the company’s Ethicon unit.

The verdict on Friday marked the third multimillion-dollar verdict for a plaintiff in the mass tort litigation in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas over its pelvic mesh implants. J&J faces thousands of similar lawsuits nationally.

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