Update on Transvaginal Mesh Litigation

A Delaware Jury awarded Plaintiff Deborah Barba $100 million following a trial against transvaginal mesh manufacturer Boston Scientific on May 28, 2015. Barba was awarded $75 million in punitive damages and $25 million in compensatory damages for physical injuries sustained from a complications caused by the company’s defective mesh implants.

Ms. Barba continues to experience gynecological symptoms including severe pelvic pain, despite undergoing two pelvic surgeries. Barba’s verdict is now the sixth Plaintiff’s victory against Boston Scientific.

The largest defendant-manufacturer involved in the transvaginal mesh litigation is Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division, which is currently facing approximately 30,000 mesh claims.

If you are the victim of defective vaginal mesh implants and are experiencing pain and suffering from the implantation of these devices, contact Caputo and Mariotti today to find out more information.