Pelvic mesh implant appeal knocked back
Medical device manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has failed in its bid to overturn a landmark ruling about harm caused by pelvic mesh implants.
On Friday the High Court of Australia refused special leave to appeal a ruling finding the company acted negligently and concealed the true extent of complications from the pelvic implants.
It means Johnson & Johnson remains liable for millions of dollars in compensation to Australian women.
In 2020, the Federal Court of Australia awarded three lead