J&J Ordered to Pay $502 Million Over Pinnacle Hip Failures

  • Federal jury in Texas concluded J&J hid device's flaws
  • Decision is company's first trial loss over artificial hips

Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $502 million to a group of patients who accused the company of hiding flaws in its Pinnacle artificial hips that caused the devices to prematurely fail and left them facing surgeries and pain, in J&J’s first loss over the products.

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