1st Bellwether Trial In Kugel Patch MDL Ends In Defense Verdict

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — (Mealey's) The first bellwether trial involving the Kugel surgical mesh patch ended in a defense verdict on April 14 when a Rhode Island federal jury found that the plaintiff had not proven that his injuries were directly caused by or contributed to by negligent design of...

Plaintiff Awarded $1.5 Million In Second Bellwether Trial In Kugel Hernia Patch MDL

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - (Mealey's) The second Kugel surgical patch bellwether trial went to the plaintiff Aug. 23 when a Rhode Island federal court jury awarded $1.5 million to a man who claims that the device caused him internal injuries ( In Re: Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch Litigation , MDL Docket No. 1842...