Pelvic mesh implant appeal knocked back

The High Court of Australia's ruling means Johnson & Johnson remains liable for millions of dollars in compensation

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

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