STORY FROM: Drugs & Medical Devices
DePuy, Johnson & Johnson File Post-Trial Motions in Wake of $502 Million Pinnacle Hip Implant Verdicts
April 4, 2016
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 ...
Motion for New Trial