Kentucky Sues Ethicon, Parent For Consumer Violations Involving Pelvic Mesh

(September 14, 2016, 12:01 PM EDT) -- FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky on Aug. 15 filed a consumer protection lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon Inc. subsidiary for their marketing of pelvic mesh devices (Commonwealth of Kentucky, ex rel. Andy Beshear v. Johnson & Johnson, et al., No. 16-CI-867, Ky. Cir., Franklin Co.).

(Complaint available. Document #28-160915-017C.)

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear filed the complaint in the Franklin County Circuit Court under the commonwealth’s consumer protection law.

The attorney general says the defendants misrepresented the “full range of possible medical complications,” the...
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