The FDA recently reclassified pelvic mesh devices such as those at issue in the suits as high-risk devices. Read more
Johnson & Johnson medical device maker Ethicon Inc. has settled a whistleblower claim that it fired an executive. Read more
A state appeals court in New Jersey has upheld an $11.1 million jury award to a woman who claims a Johnson & Johnson unit’s vaginal mesh product caused debilitating nerve pain, say... Read more
According to the complaint, Ms. Carlino had Ethicon’s transvaginal mesh device, marketed as Gynecare TVT, implanted on Aug. 18, 2005. Read more
In August 2013, an Ethicon Proximate stapler recall was announced after complaints from doctors indicated that the surgical staplers were too difficult to fire. Read more
There are currently approximately 83,000 individual transvaginal mesh (TVM) cases consolidated before Judge Joseph Goodwin in the United States District Court for the Southern District of We... Read more
Currently, litigation involving transvaginal mesh devices made by Ethicon and six other manufacturers is underway nationwide. More than 70,000 cases are currently consolidated into seven mul... Read more
Kern County Superior Court Judge Lorna H. Brumfield denied a motion for new trial filed by Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon in Colleen Perry’s case. A $5.7 million jury verdict for the Califo... Read more
A jury in a Dallas state court has ordered health care giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its Ethicon subsidiary to pay $1.2 million in compensatory damages to a woman who alleged she... Read more
Ethicon Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson and manufacturer of TVT-O and Prolift transvaginal mesh, has been accused of destroying or losing tens of thousands of documents during a... Read more
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