Boston Scientific Mesh Victims Win $18.5 Million Verdict

November 21, 2014 11:27 PM

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A federal jury handed Boston Scientific its second trial loss in a matter of weeks and ordered the device maker to pay $18.5 million to women who say the company’s transvaginal mesh implants caused them injuries.

The Charleston, West Virginia, jury found the company liable for producing faulty mesh products that left four women in constant pain and with severe injuries, Bloomberg reported. Included in award is $4 million in punitive damages – $1 million to each of four plaintiffs. Awards for each of the wome...

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