$4.4M Verdict Returned In 2nd Mentor ObTape MDL Pelvic Mesh Bellwether Trial

Mealey's (February 19, 2016, 3:16 PM EST) -- COLUMBUS, Ga. — A Georgia federal jury on Feb. 18 returned a $4.4 million verdict in the second Mentor ObTape pelvic mesh trial, representing the first verdict for a plaintiff (Teresa Taylor v. Mentor Worldwide, LLC, No. 12-176, M.D. Ga., Columbus Div.).

(Taylor verdict form available. Document #28-160303-001V.)

The jury in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia found that plaintiff Teresa Taylor proved by a preponderance of evidence that the ObTape device that was implanted in her had a design defect that...
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