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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Johnson and Johnson
Current Parent CompanyJohnson & Johnson
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Penalty: $302,000,000
Year: 2023
Date: February 21, 2023
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: drug or medical equipment safety violation
Secondary Offense: product safety violation
Mega-ScandalMedical Equipment Hazards
Violation Description: In February 2023 the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a $302 million award against Johnson and Johnson in a case brought by the state of California alleging that the company's Ethicon subsidiary misled consumers about the risks of its pelvic mesh products.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: California
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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