A Chicago jury has decided that Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit is not liable for the failure of a metal-on-metal hip implant that failed three years after an Illinois woman’s hip-replacement surgery.Read More »
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A jury awarded $8.3 million in the first case to go to trial over metal-on-metal hip replacement implants, providing a sneak preview of what’s to come in mass tort litigation over Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy ASR XL product.Read More »
In the first bellwether trial in the litigation over vaginal mesh products, a New Jersey jury awarded a 47-year-old woman $11 million in compensatory and punitive damages.Read More »
A Massachusetts jury awarded $63 million to a teenaged girl and her parents after the girl suffered an adverse reaction to Children’s Motrin that left her scarred and blind, with permanent brain and lung damage. And the award may increase.
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Drug maker Johnson & Johnson has settled approximately 845 product liability suits brought by individuals who claim they suffered tendon damage as a result of taking the antibiotic Levaquin.Read More »
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay a record $181 million to settle claims brought by New York and 36 other states that the company’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals unit improperly marketed Risperdal and other anti-psychotic drugs for “off-label” uses.Read More »
The anti-nausea drug Reglan and its generic counterparts were the drugs most frequently cited in litigation in 2011, according to a consumer watchdog’s latest analysis of Food and Drug Administration statistics.
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Women who use birth control patches like Ortho-Evra or contraceptive vaginal rings like NuvaRing have a heightened risk of blood clots, a new medical study has found.Read More »