Tag-Archive for ◊ j&j lawsuit ◊

• Thursday, November 21st, 2013

A unit of Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay an estimated $2.5 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits from individuals allegedly injured by the company’s artificial hip implants, the company announced Tuesday. The settlement, announced during a hearing in federal court in Ohio on Tuesday, would compensate an estimated 8,000 patients who underwent surgery […]

• Thursday, July 04th, 2013

Murray Hill-based CR Bard Inc. sold vaginal-mesh devices made of a plastic that its manufacturer warned wasn’t suitable for human implantation, according to unsealed court records. Managers at Bard’s Davol unit used a resin-based plastic made by a Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. unit to produce hernia-repair mesh after the material’s supplier officially registered a warning […]

• Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary lose a bid to dismiss a $8.3 million loss in a patient injury lawsuit over the company’s recalled metal-on-metal hip implants. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics is still responsible for an $8.3 million award to a patient who claimed the companies were responsible for injuries caused by […]