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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