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Class action against medical giant cost almost $40 million in legal fees

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Wednesday January 13, 2021

Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries lost the first round of a pelvic mesh lawsuit and have quietly paid the legal costs incurred by a Brisbane-based firm.

Shine Lawyers won the first round of a pelvic mesh class action in the Federal Court. (AAP Image/Dan Peled)

Implanted mesh devices have been used to help some women in the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence, however others have suffered very serious complications. This has sparked a global crackdown and ongoing legal action involving hundreds of women in Australia…



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