$5.7M Verdict Against Pelvic Mesh Maker in Test CaseUPDATED

Johnson & Johnson lost a $5.7 million verdict on Thursday in the first test case over one of its newest pelvic mesh slings, which is among dozens of similar devices named in thousands of lawsuits across the country.

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