J&J Judge Slashes $1 Billion Verdict Over Pinnacle Hip Implants 2 hours ago

J&J Judge Slashes $1 Billion Verdict Over Pinnacle Hip Implants 2 hours ago


Johnson & Johnson won a ruling cutting almost in half a $1.04 billion jury award to patients who accused the company of hiding defects in its A judge on Tuesday left undisturbed a jury's finding that officials of J&J and its DePuy unit failed to properly warn doctors and patients about the artificial hips' flaws, but found the panel's punitive-damage awards to six patients were excessive and should be reduced, according to court filings. "Constitutional considerations limit the amount a plaintiff may recover in punitive damages," U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade in Dallas said in the ruling.



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