Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $344 Million In Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit

A San Diego Superior Court judge has ruled that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) should pay $344 million in damages after they deceptively marketed and misrepresented the risks of transvaginal pelvic mesh implants used to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. J&J was accused of making false or misleading statements about the safety of vaginal-mesh products in magazine ads, on the internet and in brochures. The company also made thousands of sales calls where officials deceived doctors in regards to the risks of the implants at meetings or dinners...