More than 10,000 lawsuits have been filed against Johnson & Johnson for a faulty hip implant created by the company's DePuy Orthopedics division. Recently, the first lawsuit was settled. Jurors awarded a man more than $8.3 million to cover his medical expenses as well as the pain and suffering he endured as a result of the defective product.
As most Nebraska residents know, advancements in technology have made it possible for some people to live longer. People who receive a new prescription drug or medical device may experience life changing results. However, some drugs and medical devices can actually cause more harm than good. Patients could suffer serious complications as a result.