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DePuy, Johnson & Johnson File Post-Trial Motions in Wake of $502 Million Pinnacle Hip Implant Verdicts

DALLAS –– DePuy and Johnson & Johnson have filed post-trial motions contesting a $502 million verdict entered in five Pinnacle hip implant cases consolidated for trial, saying that the verdicts were “undeniably excessive,” and inconsistent.

In the March 31 motion for a new trial on all issues filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the defendants additionally maintained that the plaintiffs were permitted to present a “litany of inadmissible evidence,” that resulted in severe prejudice against the companies.

In addition to the motion for a new trial on all issues, the defendants filed motions ...

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