Posts Tagged 'pelvic mesh lawsuit'

Record-breaking Mesh Verdict Handed Down in Philadelphia

philadelphia awards record breaking mesh verdict against ethiconJohnson & Johnson’s Ethicon manufacturing unit suffered a staggering loss in a Philadelphia courtroom recently when a jury awarded Ella Ebaugh $57 million for the pain and injury she suffered as the result of a pelvic mesh implant.

“I had five children and that’s what weakened my pelvic floor muscles,” Ebaugh said in an interview with the local CBS affiliate. To strengthen her pelvic wall and help ...

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J&J CEO’s Pay Rises 48%

johnson and johnson ceo made millions despite johnson and johnson lawsuitsJohnson & Johnson Chairman and Chief Executive Alex Gorsky’s total pay rose 48 percent in 2014, an article from the Wall Street Journal Reports. Board members say they made the decision based on Johnson & Johnson’s success in achieving short- and long-term financial goals and building on the momentum of its pharmaceutical business.

Despite these positive reviews, 2014 was a year fraught with legal trouble for ...

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J&J Withdraws Motion Accusing Plaintiffs’ Mesh Lawyers of Unethical Actions

Last month, vaginal mesh manufacturer, J&J, filed a motion accusing plaintiffs’ mesh lawyers of illegally soliciting clients. This week Reuters reports that the motion has been withdrawn by the company.

J&J is one of seven manufacturers of vaginal mesh facing more than 70,000 mesh lawsuits over their products. Many of the mesh lawsuits are filed in Federal District Court in West Virginia. In January, J&J filed a motion implying that some mesh lawyers or their associates ...

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Pelvic Mesh Litigation Filings Continue to Accumulate

Philadelphia mass tort pelvic mesh filings are increasing steadily after the creation of a mass tort category for these cases in February. An article in The Legal Intelligencer reports that the largest accumulation of case filings occurred in June of 2014, when 375 cases were filed. This was followed by another 192 cases in July and several more thus far in August.

The pelvic mesh lawsuit continues to grow on the premise that the mesh causes internal ...

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