September 27, 2018 / 9:56 PM / 25 days ago

J&J seeks to overturn $245 million hip implant verdict

Johnson & Johnson has asked a federal judge to overturn a $245 million jury award to six patients who said they were injured by defective Pinnacle hip implants, saying the trial was “rife with inflammatory, irrelevant and inadmissible evidence.”

In a motion filed on Wednesday in federal court in Dallas, Texas, J&J and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit argued it was deprived of a fair trial due to prejudicial evidence and the confusion created by consolidating six separate cases into one trial.

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