J&J Hip Implant Plaintiffs Seek $246M Judgment After Trial

Law360 (August 9, 2018, 2:58 PM EDT) -- A group of New York plaintiffs that sued Johnson & Johnson and its orthopedics unit over allegedly defective hip implants has asked a Texas federal court for a nearly $246 million judgment in the bellwether case after a jury found the company liable for the defects and fraud.

Ramon Alicea, Carole Alicea, Uriel Barzel, Aviva Barzel, Karen Kirschner, Hazel Miura, Eugene Stevens, Yolanda Stevens, Michael Stevens and Audra Stevens asked the Northern District of Texas on Wednesday for a $1.2 million reduction in the jury's $247 million verdict against J&J and DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. because some of the plaintiffs had private...

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