2nd Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial Under Way In Philadelphia

(January 26, 2016, 1:56 PM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — A second Pennsylvania state court trial got under way Jan. 25 involving an Ethicon Gynecare TVT pelvic mesh device (Sharon Carlino, et al. v. Ethicon Women’s Health and Urology Division, et al., No. 130603470, Pa. Comm. Pls., Philadelphia Co.).

In a 2013 complaint filed in the Philadelphia County Common Pleas Court, plaintiff Sharon Carlino of New Jersey says that in 2005, she was implanted with a Gynecare TVT pelvic mesh device made by Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary. She says the device was implanted...
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