PLAINTIFF EARNS MILLIONS IN FIRST VAGINAL MESH CASE TO GO TO TRIAL

Last October, we warned readers about a particularly controversial medical device that has been shown to cause internal injuries and chronic pain in thousands of women. Commonly referred to as┬ávaginal mesh, this medical device has been manufactured in several iterations and under various brand names by many different companies, including two based here in New Jersey: C.R. Bard and Johnson & Johnson. These and other manufacturers are now facing personal injury and product liability lawsuits from thousands of women whose lives and bodies have been forever scarred by the┬ádefective medical devices. Recently, vaginal mesh injury victims received a piece of good news in the form of a legal victory. The first vaginal mesh case recently went to trial in California, and the jury awarded the plaintiff $5.5 million to paid…
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