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Canadian class action filed against Johnson & Johnson over vaginal mesh injuries

Lawyers in Ontario, Canada have launched a class action lawsuit against health care products manufacturer Johnson & Johnson and other companies over injuries allegedly caused by transvaginal mesh products that were used to treat women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) – conditions that affect the proper positioning and function of one or more pelvic organs. The Canadian Statement of Claim alleges that Johnson & Johnson failed to adequately warn patients and physicians of the magnitude of the risk posed by the transvaginal mesh devices in causing serious side effects compared to other methods of treating ... Read More