Johnson & Johnson was slapped with a $57.1 million verdict, awarded to a woman who alleges her pelvic mesh implant was defective, scarred her urethra, and caused her incontinence. Ella Ebaugh, the recipient of two Ethicon pelvic mesh devices, claims the mesh was defective, ultimately leaving her with a “mutilated” urethra and severe incontinence. The award included an eye-popping $50 million in punitive damages, Law360 reports. “Hopefully they recognize that their conduct was reckless,” Ebaugh’s attorney told Law360. “I hope this sends a clear message that they did something wrong with these products and that they really think, going forward, about what they ... Read More
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