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Oklahoma AG to Appeal Judge’s Opioid Ruling in J&J Case

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says he plans to appeal a judge’s order directing consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay the state $465 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis. Hunter said the judge’s final order only …

Australia Court Rules Against Johnson & Johnson in Pelvic Mesh Class Action

More than 1,350 Australian women won a seven-year-old class action lawsuit on Thursday against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) for misleading patients and surgeons about the risks of the pharmaceutical giant’s pelvic mesh implants. The suit is one of many J&J …

Judge to Decide J&J Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit in Australia

An Australian judge will rule this week whether Johnson & Johnson hid the risks of its vaginal-mesh products and damaged the organs of women, in the latest ruling in worldwide litigation against the U.S. company over the devices. Justice Anna …

J&J Recalls Some Baby Powder After FDA Reports Traces of Asbestos

Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it is recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after U.S. health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in samples taken from a bottle purchased online. The move marks the …

J&J’s Legal Beating May Only Get Worse with Baby Powder, Opioid, Hip and Other Claims

Johnson & Johnson has taken some costly beatings in court this year. And it could get worse. Just last week, a jury ordered J&J to pay $8 billion for wrongfully pushing doctors to prescribe the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal. While the …

J&J Hit with Year’s Largest Jury Award Over Marketing Risperdal Drug to Teens

Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen unit was hit with an $8 billion punitive-damages verdict — the largest jury award in the U.S. this year — over its alleged mishandling of an anti-psychotic drug blamed for causing adolescent boys to grow female-sized …

Johnson & Johnson Says Oklahoma Judge Miscalculated Opioid Award

An Oklahoma judge made a $107 million miscalculation when he ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help clean up the state’s opioid crisis, attorneys for the company argue in a court filing. The company …

Johnson & Johnson Appeals $572M Ruling in Oklahoma Opioid Lawsuit

Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson is appealing an Oklahoma judge’s $572 million order against the company and its subsidiaries for helping fuel the state’s opioid crisis. The company filed an appeal with the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Sept. 25, …

Concerns Arise About How Oklahoma’s Opioid Settlement Money Will Be Used

Oklahoma’s legal fight against the opioid industry has racked up settlements and judgments of nearly $1 billion, but as the numbers keep rising, so do concerns over how that money will be spent. Experts say the $572 million judgment issued …

West Virginia AG Says Johnson & Johnson, Teva Hid Opioid Risks in New Lawsuit

West Virginia’s top prosecutor filed suits Friday against the major opioid makers Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA for misrepresenting the risks of their painkilling drugs. The separate suits filed in Boone County, West Virginia, by Attorney General Patrick …