Posts Tagged 'Johnson & Johnson settlement'

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.

Read more about the metal hip replacement settlement…

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.

Read more about the risks associated with Johnson & Johnson’s hip implant…

Johnson & Johnson knee implant settlement approved by Australian judge

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s settlement with Australian patients who received faulty knee implants was approved by a judge, clearing the way for compensation to be paid beginning at A$30,000 ($31,000) per user. In the U.S., Johnson & Johnson agreed in August to pay about $600,000 to resolve three cases in the first settlements of litigation over DePuy hip replacements.

Read more about Johnson & Johnson knee implant settlements…

J&J Said to Pay $2.2 Billion to End Risperdal Sales Probe

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay as much as $2.2 billion to settle U.S. probes of the marketing of its Risperdal antipsychotic drug and other medications, two people familiar with the negotiations said. The settlement, which might be announced this week, will include a misdemeanor plea and criminal penalty of as much as $600 million. The accord also would resolve civil claims that J&J paid kickbacks to Omnicare Inc., a company that dispenses drugs at nursing homes, the people said.

Read more about the Risperdal settlements…


Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 437 other followers

Contact Us:

Hissey Kientz, LLP

9442 Capital of Texas Hwy N.

Arboretum Plaza One, Suite 400

Austin, Texas 78759

Toll-free: (866) 275-4454

Facsimile: (512) 320-9101

Email: info@hkllp.com

Sponsored By:

Hissey Kientz, LLP (Austin, TX)

Attorney Michael Hissey is responsible for the content of this website.