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J&J Agrees to Pay More in DePuy Hip Lawsuit Settlements

Johnson & Johnson Agrees to $420 Million More for 2013 DePuy Hip Lawsuit Settlement In 2013, Johnson & Johnson and their subsidiary DePuy Orthopedics settled hundreds of personal injury lawsuits for $2.5 billion, after numerous reports that the DePuy Hip ASR and Pinnacle all-metal hip implants failed before their alleged 5 year lifespan, … [Read more...]

Talcum Powder Personal Injury Lawsuit Filed Against J&J

Talcum Powder Personal Injury Lawsuit Claims Talcum Powder Led to Cancer Death A personal injury lawsuit filed in a federal court in Trenton, New Jersey alleges that a woman died from ovarian cancer caused by her life-long use of talcum powder. The talcum powder personal injury lawsuit was filed by the estate of Janice Chakalos, who died at age … [Read more...]

Xarelto Under Drug Recall Due to Contamination

Janssen Issues Drug Recall for Xarelto After Discovering Contamination Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceutical subsidiary Janssen issued a drug recall in mid-October for 13,500 bottles of their controversial blood thinner, Xarelto, after learning of a microbial infection in a sample. A drug recall notice in the most recent FDA Enforcement Report … [Read more...]

J&J May Pay Additional $250 Million to Settle DePuy ASR Claims

J&J May Offer $250 Million to Settle DePuy ASR Claims Not Covered in Original Settlement Johnson & Johnson may offer an additional settlement of $250 million to plaintiffs in a DePuy ASR multidistrict litigation (MDL) who were not covered by the original $2.5 billion settlement, which was finalized in November of last year. The … [Read more...]

J&J Accused of Ignoring DePuy Pinnacle All-Metal Hip Implant Failures

Jury Hears Arguments Against J&J and DePuy for Ignoring All-Metal Hip Implant Failures for Profit As the 7-week personal injury trial of plaintiff Kathleen Herlihy-Paoli against DePuy’s all-metal Pinnacle hip implant continues, the jury heard accusations that Johnson & Johnson, the parent company of subsidiary DePuy Orthopedics, ignored … [Read more...]

Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Jury Verdict

First Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Jury Verdict Awarded A jury recently awarded Plaintiff, Linda Gross, damages in her Ethicon transvaginal mesh lawsuit. Despite the TVM jury verdict,  Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Ethicon, requested that the  transvaginal mesh jury verdict be overturned. On Tuesday, July 15th, a federal judge denied the … [Read more...]

Woman Sues J&J for Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Link Tied to Shower to Shower A woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson alleging that her daily use of the company’s talcum powder product Shower to Shower caused her ovarian cancer. Lynne Cebulske filed her personal injury lawsuit on May 14th, claiming that she had used J&J’s baby … [Read more...]

Arkansas Will Not Reconsider Risperdal Verdict

Arkansas Court Says It Will Not Reconsider Tossing Risperdal Penalty The Arkansas Supreme Court says that it will not reconsider the March 20th ruling that overturned the $1.2 billion penalty for Johnson & Johnson’s off-label marketing of Risperdal. In early April, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced that he would ask the … [Read more...]

Montana Settles Risperdal Lawsuit for $5.9 Million

Janssen To Pay $5.9 Million Settlement to Montana for Misleading Ads In March of this year, Montana State Attorney General Tim Fox announced that Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle allegations in the state regarding its antipsychotic drug, Risperdal. Like many Risperdal settlements in … [Read more...]

J&J Enters Settlement Talks Over Topamax Injuries

Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Settlement Talks for Topamax Lawsuits Johnson & Johnson, along with their subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, have agreed to enter settlement talks with plaintiffs in 76 Topamax personal injury lawsuits. Topamax is an anti-seizure and migraine medication that was approved by the FDA in 1996 in the brand name … [Read more...]

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