Endo Sets Aside $775 Million to Settle Remaining Mesh Lawsuits

 

Endo International Plc said it agreed to set aside $775 million to resolve the last batch of lawsuits alleging the company’s vaginal-mesh implants eroded in some women, leaving them incontinent and in pain.

Endo’s settlement of the remaining 22,000 mesh suits means the company has now set aside more than $2.6 billion to wipe out cases over the flawed medical devices, according to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The accord comes a year after Dublin-based Endo shut down one of its units that makes mesh implants, used to support internal organs or treat incontinence, after being hit with numerous complaints over the devices.

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