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Philadelphia Court Turns Down Vaginal Mesh Makers' Requests to Have Suits Dismissed

The preliminary objections of defendant vaginal mesh manufacturers Boston Scientific Corp., Ethicon Inc., Johnson & Johnson, C.R. Bard Inc., and American Medical Systems Inc. were overruled without prejudice by the Court of Common Pleas, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) on September 2, according to an order of the court filed in In re: Pelvic Mesh Litigation (case no. 140200829). The mesh manufacturers may still seek summary judgment on a case-by-case basis.