Shoddy Hemorrhoid Stapler Sticks J&J Unit With $80M Verdict

By Jessica Corso (December 15, 2015, 4:04 PM EST) -- A California jury slapped Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Inc. with $70 million in punitive damages just days after they awarded nearly $10 million to a former police officer who accidentally had her anus stapled shut during hemorrhoid surgery, attorneys for the officer said Monday. ...

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