J&J Gets $1B Damages Cut In Half In Hip Verdict

By Jess Krochtengel (January 3, 2017, 11:32 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Tuesday slashed nearly in half the more than $1 billion in punitive damages a jury awarded to plaintiffs who claimed Johnson & Johnson and subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. rushed a faulty hip implant to market, prompting the plaintiffs to appeal....

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