Tag Archives: Johnson & Johnson

Jury awards $11 million in first bellwether vaginal mesh trial

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.

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Mass. jury awards $63M for child’s reaction to Motrin

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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J&J settles with 845 Levaquin plaintiffs over tendon damage

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.

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J&J unit settles state Risperdal claims for $181M

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.

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Reglan most litigated drug of 2011, latest ranking says

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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