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Hip Implant

Johnson & Johnson to Pay Over $4B to Settle DePuy Hip Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay over $4 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits filed in courthouses around the country over its DePuy hip replacement devices.

Johnson & Johnson Duragesic Fentanyl Patch Recall Lawsuit

July 23, 2012 - Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is now recalling more than 53,000 Duragesic pain patches due to problems where crystals of fentanyl may have formed in some of the patches. Fentanyl is a potent painkiller approximately...

Hip Implant

Johnson & Johnson Sold Rejected Hip Overseas

Johnson & Johnson actively marketed and sold an artificial hip device in Europe and elsewhere that had been rejected in the United States.

Hip Implant

DePuy Hip May Cost Johnson & Johnson $1 Billion

Johnson & Johnson has been hit hard by the staggering costs involved with its DePuy ASR hip replacement recall and litigation. To date, the company has paid $223 million in connection with the devices.

Johnson & Johnson Recall Investigation

The FDA has announced that it is investigating reports of at least 775 serious side effects, including 30 deaths, associated with Tylenol and other over-the-counter drugs recalled by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil. Tylenol Update 3/8/12: Tylenol has recently been...

Hip Implant

FDA Recalls DePuy ASR™ Hip by Johnson & Johnson

After receiving hundreds of complaints about the product, Johnson & Johnson unit DePuy Orthopaedics finally recalled its ASR™ hip replacements.

Chantix® & Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS)

Among the Serious Side Effects Reported from Chantix®(varenicline) use is Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) What’s the problem? A serious skin condition, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) can be life-threatening. Cell death causes the outermost layer of the skin (epidermis) to separate from the...

Arava® & Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is an extreme allergic reaction, usually to a drug, and has been associated with the rheumatoid arthritis drug Arava. This autoimmune disease often leads to severe morbidity and death. What’s the problem? Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is a...

PG&E Fire

PG&E Fire Lawsuit

Mounting evidence has shown that dozens of horribly destructive wildfires in recent years have been caused by PG&E’s failure to maintain electrical equipment, clear vegetation around power lines, and take protective measures in light of known weather forecasts, resulting in...