LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury in Los Angeles has awarded more than $8 million to a man who accused Johnson & Johnson of knowingly marketing a faulty hip implant that was later recalled.
CHICAGO (AP) — A new study shows that hip replacements are more likely to fail in women than in men. Researchers found that a small number of the hip implants failed overall, but women were 29 percent more likely than men to need a repeat surgery.
CHICAGO (AP) — Want to know how much a hip replacement will cost? Many hospitals won’t be able to tell you, at least not right away — if at all. And if you shop around and find centers that can quote a price, the amounts could vary astronomically, a study found.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California jury has heard opening statements from attorneys in a lawsuit over whether a now-withdrawn hip replacement device from a medical giant Johnson & Johnson subsidiary was defective.