Jan 31, 2020 - Health

Johnson & Johnson's latest legal woes

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A San Diego Superior Court judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $344 million for misrepresenting the risks of vaginal-mesh implants, Bloomberg reports.

The big picture: The fine isn't very large in the grand scheme of things, and although California was only the first state to bring its claims against J&J to trial, the company previously resolved similar claims by 41 other states for $117 million.

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