4th Circuit Affirms $2M Award In 1st Pelvic Mesh Trial, Says 510(k) Not Probative

(January 15, 2016, 11:42 AM EST) -- RICHMOND, Va. — In an expedited appeal, the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 14 affirmed a $2 million verdict in the first pelvic mesh multidistrict litigation case to go to trial and affirmed the trial court’s exclusion of the device’s 510(k) clearance as compliance with a federal regulation (In Re: C.R. Bard, Incorporated, Donna Cisson, et al. v. C.R. Bard, Incorporated, No. 15-1102, 4th Cir.).

(Cisson opinion available. Document #28-160121-005Z.)

Defendant C.R. Bard had asked the court to expedite the appeal to resolve...
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