Judge Finds $100M Pelvic Mesh Verdict Disproportionate And Shocking, Remits To $10M

(October 13, 2015, 10:35 AM EDT) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — A Delaware state court judge on Oct. 9 remitted a plaintiff’s $100 million pelvic mesh verdict to $10 million, saying the jury’s original compensatory and punitive damages were disproportionate and shocked the conscience (Deborah A. Barba, et al. v. Boston Scientific Corporation, No. N11C-08-050, Del. Super., New Castle Co.).

(Barba opinion available. Document #28-151015-015Z.)

Deborah A. Barba was implanted with a Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit and an Advantage Fit Mid-Urethral Sling System, both made by Boston Scientific Corp. She claims that as...
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