Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Johnson & Johnson
Penalty: 
$4,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
July 2, 2014
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
drug or medical equipment safety violation
Violation Description: 

DePuy paid $4 million to resolve allegations that it failed to disclose to physicians and patients that its ASR XL metal-on-metal artificial hip devices had a high rate of failure.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Oregon Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Oregon
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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