Nightly News   |  March 08, 2013

Johnson & Johnson to pay $8.3 million for faulty hip implant

A jury has awarded more than $8 million to a man who accused a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson of knowingly marketing a defective hip replacement that was later recalled. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> a jury in los angeles today awarded $8.3 million to a man who accused a subsidiary of johnson & johnson of knowingly marketinging a faulty hip implant that was later recalled. it was the first of an avalanche of lawsuits. there are nearly 11,000 similar cases involving this implant, which was pulled from the market two years ago now. jurors found that the all-metal asrxl implant was defectively designed and caused metal poisoning and other ailments.