During closing arguments in the latest pelvic mesh trial in Philadelphia, plaintiffs attorney Shanin Specter called the conduct of the defendant company heads “beyond reckless,” saying it made him want to throw his lectern out the courtroom window.

He asked the jurors to look beyond his client’s injuries and consider all the potential harm the device may have caused others, before he asked the jury to send a message to the defendant, Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon.

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