Johnson & Johnson agrees to pay Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients affected by faulty hip implants

Aditi Singh May 30 2019

Johnson & Johnson Pvt Ltd. today informed the Delhi High Court that it was ready to pay Rs 25 lakh each as compensation to sixty seven patients affected by its faulty Articular Surface Replacement (ASR) hip implants.

These patients had undergone revision surgeries and were identified out of the total number of 289 claimants before the Central Government's Drug Regulator.

The company has further added that if the Centre provides it with a list of more patients who had received a revision . . .

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