Johnson & Johnson Offers Deferred Prosecution Letter In Lieu Of Witnesses
(February 12, 2016, 10:19 AM EST) -- DALLAS — Johnson & Johnson on Feb. 9 offered to avoid having witnesses testify in a Texas federal court Pinnacle hip case about its 2011 deferred prosecution agreement and $21 million criminal penalty by stipulating to a letter about the deal from the U.S. Justice Department (In Re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., Pinnacle Hip Implant Product Liability Litigation, No. 11-md-2244, N.D. Texas, Dallas Div.).
(Johnson & Johnson offer available. Document #28-160218-011M.)
Plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas have...