Johnson & Johnson’s faulty hip implants: Centre constitutes committee to decide quantum of compensation

A government panel has recommended that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) pay compensation of at least $28,500 (approximately Rs 20 lakhs) to each Indian patient who suffered from artificial hip implants the U.S. healthcare firm recalled eight years ago. The ASR hip implants were recalled in 2010, after data suggested they failed at a higher-than-expected rate. […]

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Central govt committee asks Johnson & Johnson to compensate patients over faulty implants

On the issue of J&J’s hip implant devices, manufactured by its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc, Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), has made the report public by putting it on its website which it had submitted to the government in February 2018. After over a year of deliberation, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation’s (CDSCO’s) […]

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