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J&J pays Rs 25 lakh each to three victims in UP for faulty hip implants

The Delhi HC 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

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Johnson & Johnson's, J&J

Pharmaceutical Major said it has paid Rs 25 lakh each to three victims of its faulty acetabular surface replacement (ASR) hip implants in

According to 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.

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 Drug Licensing and Control Authority was promptly following such complaints.

First Published: Fri, August 23 2019. 00:55 IST
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