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J&J reaches settlement in lawsuits for defective pelvic mesh implants sale

September 13, 2022


Australian law firm Shine Lawyers has announced a $204.90m (A$300m) settlement has been reached in two class action suits against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Medical for the sale of defective pelvic mesh implants.

J&J Medical and its subsidiary Ethicon faced several lawsuits from women who claimed they suffered urinary problems, bleeding, pain and other serious injuries from the implants.

The settlement comes after an Australian federal court judge found that Ethicon had released the products into the market without conducting proper testing and sold them without disclosing the risks involved.

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