STORY FROM: Drugs & Medical Devices

Mentor Awarded Summary Judgment in Maine Federal ObTape Transvaginal Mesh Case

PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine federal judge has awarded Mentor summary judgment in an ObTape transvaginal mesh device action, ruling that the bulk of the claims are untimely and that the remaining failure-to-warn claims fail because the plaintiff's surgeon would not have changed his decision to implant the device had he been presented with different warnings.

On Feb. 14, Chief Judge Nancy Torresen of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine held that absent any evidence of how the surgeon would have responded to an additional or different warning, the plaintiff has failed to establish that a genuine ...

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