New Jersey Appeals Court Affirms $11M Verdict In State’s 1st Pelvic Mesh Trial

Mealey's (March 30, 2016, 1:01 PM EDT) -- TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey state appeals court panel on March 29 affirmed an $11.11 million verdict in the state’s first and only pelvic mesh trial (Linda Gross, et al. v. Gynecare, et al., No. A-0011-14T2, N.J. Super. App. Div.; 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 670).

(Opinion available. Document #28-160407-021Z.)

In 2006, Linda Gross, then 41 and a registered nurse, was implanted with a Prolife Pelvic Floor Repair System made by the Ethicon Inc. division of Johnson & Johnson to treat pelvic organ prolapse. She...
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