California Jury Hits Johnson & Johnson Unit with $5.7M Verdict

After 3 days of deliberation, a California jury awarded $700,000 in compensatory, $5 million in punitive damages to a woman over injuries from a TVT Abbrevo pelvic mesh product.   Nationally, tens of thousands of plaintiffs have sued pelvic mesh-makers for various complications from similar devices placed in women to manage stress urinary incontinence. [3/9/15]