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Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc.

Division of Johnson & Johnson

Latest From Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc.

J&J Wins Mesh Case, But Slammed With $247m Penalty On Hips

The company’s Ethicon business unit was cleared on allegations a pelvic mesh product had injured a Texas woman, while a jury in a separate trial issued a $247m award to patients claiming injury from the DePuy Orthopaedics Pinnacle hip.

Medical Device Gynecology & Urology

US Supreme Court Preview: Cases To Watch For Medtech

A case before the Supreme Court this term will bring the five-year-old PTAB patent examination system into question, while two cases involving are being appealed for review. Of the pending cases, one involves a circuit split on what type of damages consumers must suffer to be allowed to sue medtech companies, while the other looks at the right of states to use outside counsel in suits against manufacturers.

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Bariatric Devices: Intragastric Balloons To Eclipse Gastric Banding

The market for minimally invasive weight loss devices will reach more than $290 million by 2021, according to a new report from Informa’s Meddevicetracker. Issues relating to laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding systems will result in a greater emphasis being placed on intragastric balloons, which will grow at twice the segment average.

Medical Device Metabolic

Philly Pelvic Mesh Trial Ends In Largest Verdict Against Ethicon

A Philadelphia jury awarded $57m to a woman who says she was injured by Ethicon pelvic mesh products in the fifth judgement against the company in the city’s Court of Common Pleas.

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