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.