Johnson & Johnson Paid Rs 25 Lakh To Faulty Hip Implant Victims: Official

According to Uttar Pradesh Drug Licensing and Control officer AK Jain, the company has given compensation to three patients who had undergone revision surgeries for the faulty implants made by the company.

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Johnson & Johnson Paid Rs 25 Lakh To Faulty Hip Implant Victims: Official

Delhi High Court had in May directed Johnson and Johnson to make an interim payment (File Photo)


Lucknow: 

Pharmaceutical major Johnson & Johnson has paid Rs 25 lakh each to three victims of its faulty acetabular surface replacement (ASR) hip implants in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.

According to Uttar Pradesh Drug Licensing and Control officer A K Jain, the company has given compensation to three patients who had undergone revision surgeries for the faulty implants made by the company.

The Delhi High Court had in May directed Johnson & Johnson to make an interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to the 67 patients who have undergone revision surgeries.

Mr Jain said the Uttar Pradesh Drug Licensing and Control Authority was promptly following such complaints.



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