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

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