Posts Tagged 'Johnson & Johnson lawsuit'

Johnson & Johnson to settle 8,000 DePuy hip replacement lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson announced that it would settle roughly 8,000 DePuy ASR hip replacement lawsuits filed against the company. Lawyers estimated the settlement could exceed $2.5 billion, or about $250,000 per patient.

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Johnson & Johnson Said to Agree to $4 Billion Settlement Over Hip Implants

Johnson & Johnson has tentatively agreed to a settlement that could reach up to $4 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits filed by patients injured by a flawed all-metal replacement hip, said two lawyers briefed on the plan.

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Johnson & Johnson could pay more than $3 B for DePuy hip replacements

Johnson & Johnson may pay as much as $3 billion to patients who received a faulty DePuy ASR hip replacement. The money would pay an average of $300,000 to the more than 11,500 patients who suffered severe complications from the metal-on-metal hip replacement devices.

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Jury awards $8.3 M to man who was given defective hip device

A California jury has awarded $8.3 million to a man who received a faulty DePuy ASR hip replacement. Loren Kransky was awarded the sum after the jury found healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson negligent when its subsidiary DePuy released the faulty hip replacement.

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DePuy employee tells jury many hip implant complaints were diverted by company

DePuy’s complaint and vigilance manager has testified in the first DePuy hip lawsuit to go to trial that many patient complaints never formally got to his department. Paul Arnott testified that DePuy salesmen were instructing surgeons to send patients with complaints to another surgeon and not file a complaint with DePuy.

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Johnson & Johnson recalls another line of faulty hip replacements

Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy unit has issued another hip replacement recall in the wake of high failure rates. The company recalled all 7,5000 units of the DePuy Adept metal-on-metal hip replacement sold around the world after patients required revision surgery to repair the faulty devices.

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Implant Risk Was Assessed Inadequately, Court Is Told

A review conducted internally by Johnson & Johnson soon after it recalled a troubled hip implant found that the company had not adequately assessed the device’s potential risks before it was used in more than 90,000 patients, court testimony on Thursday showed. The engineering report, which was done in 2010, also found that Johnson & Johnson’s orthopedic unit had used inadequate or incorrect standards in trying to assess some of those risks before first selling the implant in 2003.

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