Federal Court upholds pelvic mesh ruling

Court upholds original finding that J&J concealed the true extent of complications with the implant

Thousands of women are due to share hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation after Johnson & Johnson failed to overturn a landmark ruling finding it concealed the true extent of complications of pelvic mesh implants.

A Federal Court of Australia judge in 2019 found J&J acted negligently and concealed the true extent of complications from the pelvic implants.

'Instructions for Use' brochures handed to surgeons were also found to have minimised harm and exaggerated the benefits of the devices

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