Case summary | Pelvic mesh judgment upheld on appeal

by | Apr 6, 2021 | Health Blog

The supplier of medical mesh devices in Australia has been unsuccessful in its appeal of a lower court finding of negligence in representative proceedings commenced by 3 women who were treated with the devices and suffered injury.

The Full Court of the Federal Court upheld the lower court finding that the supplier was negligent in failing to warn prospective users of material risks. Other findings in the judgment related to consumer law issues.

To read the decision in Ethicon Sàrl v Gill [2021] FCAFC 29, click here.

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