Patients Ask 5th Circ. To Restore $502M J&J Hip Verdict

By Jess Krochtengel (April 3, 2017, 7:28 PM EDT) -- Five hip implant recipients who won a $502 million verdict against DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. and parent company Johnson & Johnson on Friday told the Fifth Circuit their winnings were wrongly reduced to about $150 million under what they said is an unconstitutional cap on punitive damages....

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