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C.R. Bard Put Profits Ahead of Patients' Safety, Lawyer Says


8/14/2013 7:55:25 AM

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C.R. Bard Inc. (BCR) officials put profits ahead of women’s safety when they ignored warnings about defects in some vaginal-mesh implants, a lawyer told a jury in the first federal trial of claims over the devices. Bard officials knew the company was making implants for shoring up pelvic muscles out of plastic that carried a warning that it shouldn’t be permanently implanted in humans, and still pushed ahead with production, Henry Garrard, a lawyer for a woman suing over the devices, said in closing arguments today in Charleston, West Virginia. “We’ve got a company here that steamrolled through safety principles,” Garrard told jurors.

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