J&J Hit With $20M Verdict in Third Pelvic Mesh Trial

A 12-member Philadelphia jury handed up a $20 million verdict—including $17.5 million in punitive damages—against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon in the third pelvic mesh case to go to trial in the city.

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