A Philadelphia jury has handed up a $13.5 million award to a woman claiming she was permanently injured from a pelvic mesh device that eroded inside her.

The jury unanimously handed up the award in Carlino v. Ethicon late Wednesday morning, giving plaintiff Sharon Carlino $3.5 million in compensatory damages and $10 million in punitive damages. Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon was the defendant in the case.

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