April 15, 2018

New Jersey jury awards $35 million in punitive damages in pelvic mesh case

Law 360 reports that a jury in a New Jersey state court lawsuit has awarded $35 million in punitive damages and $33 million in compensatory damages against C.R. Bard, Inc.  The plaintiffs, husband and wife, claim the company's pelvic mesh devices were defectively designed, causing debilitating pain to the wife, who had the devices implanted in 2009.  New Jersey juries have been busy lately