$797,602 In Delay Damages Added To $1.25M Pelvic Mesh Verdict In Pennsylvania Court

(January 20, 2016, 11:58 AM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania state court judge on Jan. 12 granted a pelvic mesh plaintiff’s motion for delay damages, adding $797,602.70 plus interest to the $12.5 million verdict from a December verdict (Patricia L. Hammons v. Ethicon Inc., No. 130503913, Pa. Comm. Pls., Philadelphia Co.).

Judge Mark Bernstein of the Philadelphia County Common Pleas Court apportioned $350,945 of the delay damages to the $5.5 million compensatory damage award and $446,657 to the $7 million punitive damages award, bringing plaintiff Patricia Hammons’ judgment to $13.29 million. Post-judgment...
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