J&J Transvaginal Mesh Case Update: VERDICT IS IN!
It has been reported that the jury found against defendant Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson company, and granted a verdict of 3.35 million in actual damages in the Prolift transvaginal mesh case. Actual damages are meant to compensate the plaintiff for the losses suffered due to the harm caused by the defendant, Ethicon and its Prolift transvaginal mesh.
The jury will now turn to the punitive damage phase of the trial. Punitive damages may be awarded by the jury in addition to actual damages. They are meant to punish the defendant for their misconduct and deter others from similar behavior. Stay tuned . . .