Lucknow, Aug 23, 2019 : Pharmaceutical company 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, NDTV reprted.
According to Uttar Pradesh Drug Licensing and Control officer AK 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.
Mr Jain said the Uttar Pradesh Drug Licensing and Control Authority was promptly following such complaints.