Class action mooted over surgical mesh

Johnson & Johnson could face two class action lawsuits in Australia over high complication rates associated with its surgical meshes for pelvic organ prolapse.

A lawyer working on one of the claims said it could become the largest medical class action in Australian history.

Law firm Maurice Blackburn revealed earlier this week that it was pursuing a potential legal claim for Canberra woman Jan Osborne, 70.

She had surgery in 2008 involving Johnson & Johnson Gynecare Gynemesh and now