Transvaginal Mesh Verdict Exceeds $11 Million Against Johnson & Johnson

Transvaginal Mesh Punitive Damages Verdict

The first jury verdict against Johnson and Johnson (J&J)’s Ethicon subsidiary has resulted in a powerful statement regarding the pharmaceutical company’s lack of adequate warnings of the health risks posed by the transvaginal mesh implants.  A New Jersey jury awarded a nurse from South Dakota a total damage award of $11.46 million, which was comprised of $3.35 million in compensatory damages and $7.76 million in punitive damages.  The plaintiff suffered serious medical complications after receiving a Prolift Transvaginal Mesh implant... Read More