$3.27MM Ethicon Gynecare Verdict Upheld by Appeals Court

Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Rupture lawsuit

http://fortworth.legalexaminer.com/medical-devices-implants/ethicon-physiomesh-hernia-rupture-lawsuit/As injury lawsuits begin to mount against Johnson and Johnson (J&J) and its subsidiary Ethicon over its Physiomesh plastic device, a popular line of hernia mesh used in surgical repair, comes news of the mesh failing dramatically causing the intestines …

Read the Legal Examiner article here

Pattern Jury Instructions get validation from federal judge

http://wvrecord.com/stories/511080965-pattern-jury-instructions-get-validation-from-federal-judgeJudge Joseph Goodwin, of the Southern District of West Virginia, recognized the PJI after Ethicon mentioned them in a court filing, essentially citing them as precedent in West Virginia courts, including federal courts, and as an authoritative source …

See the West Virginia Record for the original article

4th Cir. Upholds $3.27 Million Verdict in Ethicon Gynecare TVT

A federal appeals court has upheld a $3.27 million verdict awarded to a couple in an Ethicon Gynecare TVT Obturator transvaginal mesh action, agreeing with the jury and the trial court that the device was defectively designed.

Original Harris Martin article

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