Hip replacement judgments in 2016 cost the global brand more than $1.5B with more judgments pending.
Hip replacement issues have left many people in pain. Johnson and Johnson lost 6 out of 7 product liability claims in 2016. The cases have been noted as the largest jury verdicts over product defect claims in America.
Beyond these judgments, there are tens of thousands of potential cases against the brand. Potential legal issues are related to hip replacements, pelvic mesh, and baby powder among other products.
Bloomberg outlined Johnson & Johnson’s legal failures like so:
- Hip implant, Dallas: for $1 billion
- Hip implant, Dallas: $502 million
- Talc, St. Louis: $72 million
- Risperdal, Philadelphia: $70 million
- Talc, St. Louis: $70 million
- Talc, St. Louis: $55 million
2017, has not left the brand in the clear, hip replacement, baby powder, and other big settlements will continue to cost the company.
If you have suffered pain or suffering due a faulty Johnson & Johnson hip replacement product, you could be entitled to compensation.