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Ethicon, J&J to Appeal Denial of New Trial in Prolift Transvaginal Mesh Case

HAMMOND, Ind. – Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson have asked the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to review an Indiana federal judge’s denial of their motion for judgment as a matter of law and a new trial following a $35 million jury verdict in a Prolift transvaginal mesh action.

According to a Sept. 6 notice of appeal, the companies are challenging an Aug. 8 ruling in which Judge Philip P. Simon of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana found the evidence supported the jury's findings.

Dr. Gregory Bales implanted Kaiser with the Prolift Anterior ...

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