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Johnson & Johnson in Hot Water Over Defective Medical Devices

Johnson & Johnson in Hot Water Over Defective Medical Devices

The popular company, Johnson & Johnson, is not just battling in court over their talcum powder. Most recently, a federal jury in Texas has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay out $500 million to five plaintiffs after major medical issues with their hip implants. According to the Wall Street Journal, the plaintiffs were awarded $360 million in punitive damages as well as $140 million in compensatory damages. The two-month trial over a defective metal hip implant ended badly for Johnson & Johnson. This is just one of many trials that the billion dollar pharmaceutical company must face. The household brand name we all know is now gaining a bad reputation that may be forever irreversible.

Harmful medical products leave victims with lifelong injuries. Patients are at the mercy of doctors and those who manufacture vital medical devices. When these devices are defective, the patient is the one who suffers. The medical device industry makes billions of dollars. When a device is known to fail and is marketed and manufacture despite the facts, people get hurt. If you have suffered as a result of a surgery and you believe it is due to medical malpractice or even a defective medical device, please speak to an attorney at Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC, as soon as possible. Our attorneys specialize in medical malpractice law as well as product liability law. We have successfully recovered millions in monetary rewards for our clients and we can do the same for you. Take the first step in your recovery and contact Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC, today.


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