February 19, 2015 / 10:47 PM / 5 years ago

California's top court turns away appeal of first mesh verdict

(Reuters) - The California Supreme Court won’t hear C.R. Bard’s appeal in the first lawsuit over transvaginal mesh to go to trial, which resulted in a $5.5 million verdict three years ago for a woman who said she suffered serious injuries from the company’s device.

On Wednesday, the state’s high court rejected a petition from Bard seeking review of a November ruling from the California Fifth Appellate District that affirmed the 2012 verdict for plaintiff Christine Scott.

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