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FDA Data Shows J&J Knew of Motrin Problems

Posted on in Product Liability

Food and Drug Administration documents show Johnson & Johnson was aware of “problems with the potency of its Motrin formula in 2008, but did not recall the product until July the following year.” (Washington AP, 5/27).

In response, House lawmakers are investigating the company after last month's recall of upwards of 40 kinds of children's medicine. Some of the recalled medicines which contained miniscule particles of metal.

As a personal injury lawyer, I am disappointed by the reckless behavior of Johnson & Johnson. Awareness of risks should always lead to immediate action, especially when the risks involve small children, some of whom have underdeveloped immune systems.

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