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An 11-member committee set up by the health ministry in February has concluded that J&J was at fault for ‘serious medical negligence’

BS Web Team | Agencies  |  New Delhi Last Updated at November 20, 2017 11:32 IST

Johnson & JohnsonA Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, US. Photo: Reuters

Johnson and Johnson’s (J&J’s) allegedly faulty hip implants could cost it  close to Rs 4,40,00,000 in compensation to Indian patients.

The American multinational medical devices and pharmaceuticals firm could be ordered to pay 22 Indian patients who were allegedly given faulty hip implants  Rs 20 lakh each in compensation, Livemintreported on Monday while citing sources in the know.

According to the report, the concerned patients had to undergo revision surgeries because of the reportedly faulty implants.