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Pelvic mesh.

A Philadelphia jury has awarded $41 million to a woman who underwent nine surgeries to treat injuries she allegedly sustained as a result of defective transvaginal mesh.

The 12-member jury in Emmett v. Ethicon rendered the verdict Thursday in Judge Kenneth Powell’s courtroom following a five-week trial. The award includes $15 million in compensatory damages, $25 million in punitive damages and $1 million on a loss of consortium claim.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is ALM's Pennsylvania Bureau Chief overseeing The Legal Intelligencer, Delaware Law Weekly and Delaware Business Court Insider. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is [email protected]

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