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Judge Says $13.7M Judgment for Defective Mesh Should Remain

P.J. D'Annunzio | January 5, 2017

A Philadelphia judge presiding over a transvaginal mesh case that resulted in a $13.7 million judgment said the award should not be disturbed on appeal.

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