Published on February 11, 2017

$3.27MM Ethicon Gynecare Verdict Upheld by Appeals Court

Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Rupture lawsuit 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 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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