Sanctions

02/06/2014

Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Update: J&J Penalized For Lost Evidence

Transvaginal Mesh Settlement Information

Audet and Partners, LLP reports that a West Virginia magistrate overseeing multi district litigation in Ethicon v. Pelvic Repair Systems Product Liability Litigation, MDL Case No. 2:12-me-02327, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, will impose monetary sanctions against defendant Johnson & Johnson for its failure to preserve documents pertaining to the pending litigation. U.S. Magistrate Judge Cheryl Eifert ruled that the defendant's "negligent loss of relevant evidence has unduly complicated the plaintiff's discovery and case preparation, and... Read More