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Company: Johnson & Johnson
Current Parent CompanyJohnson & Johnson
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Penalty: $120,000,000
Year: 2019
Date: January 22, 2019
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: drug or medical equipment safety violation
Mega-ScandalMedical Equipment Hazards
Violation Description: Johnson & Johnson and several of its subsidiaries jointly agreed to pay $120 million to resolve multistate litigation alleging they unlawfully promoted metal-on-metal hip implant devices, the ASR XL and the Pinnacle Ultamet, by making misleading claims about their longevity, also known as survivorship.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
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