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Faulty hip implants: J&J pays Rs 25 lakh each to three victims in UP

According to Uttar Pradesh Drug Licensing and Control officer A K Jain, the company has given compensation to three patients who had undergone revision surgeries for the faulty implants made by the company.

Anab Mehdi

Anab MehdiBy Anab Mehdi

Published on 23 Aug 2019 3:43 AM GMT

Faulty hip implants: J&J pays Rs 25 lakh each to three victims in UP
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Lucknow: Pharmaceutical Major Johnson & Johnson said it has paid Rs 25 lakh each to three victims of its faulty acetabular surface replacement (ASR) hip implants in Uttar Pradesh.

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According to Uttar Pradesh Drug Licensing and Control officer A K Jain, the company has given compensation to three patients who had undergone revision surgeries for the faulty implants made by the company.

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The Delhi High Court had in May directed Johnson and Johnson to make an interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to the 67 patients who have undergone revision surgeries.

Jain said the Uttar Pradesh Drug Licensing and Control Authority was promptly following such complaints.

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