TORRANCE – After plaintiff attorneys suggested he was profiting from testifying for Johnson & Johnson, witness John Hopkins said he was interested in presenting the truth in a trial to determine if the company’s baby powder caused a woman to develop mesothelioma.
TORRANCE – Attorneys defending Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday cited test findings and statements by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conclude there was no asbestos in baby powder that a woman claimed caused her mesothelioma.
TORRANCE – Attorneys for Carolyn Weirick on Friday attempted to portray officials at Johnson & Johnson as ignoring warnings about the danger of asbestos in baby powder, but a top spokesman for J&J insisted the company had zero tolerance for the deadly mineral.
SAN DIEGO – A trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson and its pelvic mesh subsidiary Ethicon allegedly sold harm-causing pelvic prolapse mesh kits to women through fraudulent misrepresentations has been put on hold for two weeks.
SAN DIEGO – Attorneys for Johnson & Johnson on Thursday asked a judge for a motion for judgment in an attempt to shut down a case in which the state of California sued the company over allegations it fraudulently sold harm-causing pelvic mesh devices.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson allegedly sold pelvic mesh implant kits that harmed women to make money while ignoring the dangers, a company director on Wednesday held aloft a patch of the white mesh and stretched it in two directors to show its flexibility.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson allegedly marketed medical devices knowing they caused harm to women, a former sales rep with Ethicon, the pelvic mesh-making subsidiary of J&J, said on Tuesday he never hid the potential complications of the devices from doctors.
SAN DIEGO - A product testing engineer with Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson’s pelvic mesh subsidiary, said on Monday that sling products did not change shape during stress testing in a trial to decide if the company allegedly marketed incontinence devices knowing they caused harm.
SAN DIEGO – Attorneys defending Johnson & Johnson on Thursday in a trial over its subsidiary's pelvic mesh device again used a fact witness seeking to establish that vaginal mesh was an important breakthrough in solving incontinence in women.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if officials at Johnson & Johnson allegedly injured women with pelvic mesh devices to realize profits, on Wednesday J&J attorneys, through a fact witness, again hammered away at their contention that mesh has done far more good than bad.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson allegedly marketed pelvic mesh devices in a fraudulent manner harming women, an expert witness for J&J on Tuesday said the benefits to women of the devices far outweighed the risks of major complications that he said were a low percentage of cases.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson officials allegedly caused women pelvic injuries knowing its prolapse mesh devices were harmful, officials of the company in a taped deposition testimony on Monday said there were risks with the devices but the benefits outweighed them.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson harmed women by allegedly knowingly selling injury-causing pelvic mesh devices, its lawyers on Thursday attempted to use the past statements of an expert witness for the California Attorney General’s Office to portray her as hostile to the medical device industry.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson allegedly sold pelvic mesh devices knowing they were dangerous, a witness for the California Attorney General’s Office on Wednesday testified the industry alters study findings to influence doctors to purchase and use the mesh.
SAN DIEGO – A former Ethicon sales rep said on Tuesday in a deposition tape played for the court in a trial to determine if the company sold pelvic mesh devices allegedly knowing they could case injury that warnings of possible serious long-term inflammation from the devices were not routinely discussed.
SAN DIEGO – Attorneys for the state of California and those defending Johnson & Johnson accused each other on Monday of misusing studies in a trial to determine if the company sold pelvic mesh devices allegedly knowing they were harming women.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson profited from selling vaginal mesh devices it allegedly knew caused women injuries, a top medical officer for Ethicon tasked with insuring the safety of the devices on Thursday said the normal scarring that results from an implant is what makes it work.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson sold pelvic mesh implants allegedly knowing they could harm women, state attorneys on Wednesday attempted to get a top company official to admit that risk warnings on the products had been lacking.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson sold pelvic mesh implant devices allegedly knowing they would cause harm to women, an accountant assigned by state attorneys to look at Ethicon’s business model said the company made a priority of treating health care providers to meals.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson harmed women by selling pelvic mesh devices it allegedly knew were dangerous, a former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner told a court on Monday the FDA approval process was based on whether a product raised new safety issues.