J&J Unit Stuck With $10M Children's Motrin Verdict

By Alex Wolf (March 18, 2015, 9:04 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Wednesday that it wouldn't hear an appeal of a $10 million verdict levied on a Johnson & Johnson unit in a case brought on behalf of a girl who suffered skin burns and blindness after taking Children's Motrin to treat a fever and cough.

McNeil-PPC Inc. had petitioned the Pennsylvania high court to hear the case after a Pennsylvania Superior Court panel rejected the company's bid to rehear the case last September. The panel had already affirmed the lower court's decision in July and rejected the company's arguments that there was no evidence that an omission...

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