In a Federal Court in West Virginia, a jury has returned a verdict against Johnson & Johnson for $3.2 Millionin damages. It appears the jury found the company liable for a faulty design and failing to warn patients that the product can cause injuries such as infection, bleeding and pain.
This is a developing story and more information will come out.
It is the second case to have gone to trial against J&J in West Virginia. In the first case the jury found for the defendant and awarded no damages.
Johnson and Johnson also had a $11 million verdict against it in New Jersey and a $1.2 million verdict against it in Texas during the last year.