$2M Vaginal Mesh Verdict in West Virginia

C.R. Bard, Inc. was hit with a jury verdict of $2 million on August 15, 2013 in a vaginal mesh case. The case was tried in the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Unanimous jury findings included that plaintiff had proven her design defect and failure to warn claims and that Bard did not prove its assumption of the risk defense. The jury awarded the injured plaintiff $250,000 in compensatory damages. Perhaps most notably the jury found that punitive damages…
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