Johnson & Johnson Must Respond To Foreign Bribery Discovery In Pinnacle Hip MDL
Mealey's (January 19, 2016, 1:42 PM EST) -- DALLAS — The Texas federal judge overseeing the DePuy Pinnacle hip multidistrict litigation on Jan. 15 ordered defendant Johnson & Johnson to produce documents and a corporate witness concerning the company’s bribery in Greece, Poland, Romania and Iraq (In Re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2244, No. 11-md-2244, N.D. Texas, Dallas Div.).
(Bribery discovery order available. Document #28-160121-009R.)
In November, plaintiffs notified Johnson & Johnson about their request. Johnson & Johnson resisted, and the plaintiffs filed a motion to...