On Monday September 8th a Texas jury reached a verdict of $73.5 million in the favor of Martha Salazar who suffered serious injuries from her Boston Scientific transvaginal mesh device, Obtryx. Salazar v. Boston Scientific

The decision breaks down as follows:

  • Physical pain and mental anguish in the past. $1.5 million
  • Physical pain mental anguish in the future - $10 million
  • Physical impairment in the past - $750,000
  • Physical impairment in the future - $5 million
  • Medical care in the future - $3 million
  • Loss of earning capacity - $1.7 million
  • Felix Salazar Loss of household services in the past - $15,000
  • Felix Salazar Loss of household services in the future - $500,000
  • Felix Salazar Loss of consortium in the past - $250,000
  • Felix Salazar Loss of consortium in the future - $750,000
  • Jurors decided by Clear and Convincing Evidence that Boston Scientific displayed Gross Negligence - $50 Million in punitive damages
  • Total Amount of Compensatory and Punitive Damages = $73,465,000

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