Mass Torts News
Breaking: In first test, Philadelphia jury punishes J&J with $8 billion verdict; Thousands more cases remain
PHILADELPHIA – In an unprecedented conclusion to the first-ever punitive damages trial tied to Risperdal, a 12-person jury found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals liable for allegedly knowing and consciously disregarding the potential of the drug to cause gynecomastia to patients like plaintiff Nicholas Murray, and rendered a staggering verdict of $8 billion.
Despite emails between J&J doctor and statistician, doctor says she played no role in Risperdal reanalysis
PHILADELPHIA – Cross-examination of a Johnson & Johnson doctor in the Risperdal punitive damages trial continued on Tuesday, with the physician stating that despite a number of email messages between herself and a statistician, that she played no role in the reanalysis of the drug’s data in 2015.