C.R. Bard Inc. and Davol Inc. won the first test trial in multidistrict litigation over their hernia mesh devices, as a federal jury rejected a Utah man’s claims challenging the product design and warnings.
The companies, now owned by
Steven Johns said Ventralight ST mesh products used in two hernia repair procedures caused abdominal adhesions that left him with chronic pain.
He alleged that the polypropylene used in ...