Federal Judge Upholds Punitive Damages Against Boston Scientific

Federal Judge Upholds Punitive Damages Against Boston Scientific

In a product liability lawsuit over Boston Scientific’s Advantage Fit pelvic mesh products, the U.S. District Court of Southern West Virginia upheld punitive damages against Boston Scientific. The judge found Boston Scientific sponsored no clinical studies on the product at issue before selling the device to the public. There are approximately 15,000 product liability lawsuits with respect to the Advantage Fit products. [5/1/15]

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