In another in the series of ongoing bellwether cases, a Texas jury returned a verdict against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon in a case involving defectively designed transvaginal mesh. The jurors decided that the design of an Ethicon TVT-O mesh sling was defective and was the cause of the plaintiff’s ongoing pain and pelvic symptoms. The jury, however, rejected the plaintiff’s claim that Ethicon failed to properly warn about the risks of the mesh and did not award punitive damages. While Johnson & Johnson has ceased selling various transvaginal mesh products and bladder slings, the Ethicon TVT-O mesh sling still remains on the market.
SUGARMAN principals Marianne LeBlanc and David McCormack continue to represent clients who have been implanted with defective or recalled transvaginal mesh products. If you believe you may be suffering from adverse medical complications as a result of a defective or recalled transvaginal mesh product, fill out a Contact Form, call Marianne LeBlanc or David McCormack at 617-542-1000 or e-mail Marianne LeBlanc or David McCormack.