Johnson & Johnson http://wamc.org en Family Awarded Millions in Motrin Lawsuit http://wamc.org/post/family-awarded-millions-motrin-lawsuit <p></p><p></p><p>BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts jury has found health care giant Johnson &amp; Johnson should pay a Massachusetts teenager and her parents $63 million after she suffered a life-threatening drug reaction when she took children's Motrin nearly a decade ago.</p><p></p><p>A Plymouth Superior Court jury on Wednesday decided that J&amp;J and its McNeil Laboratories subsidiary should pay Samantha Reckis and her parents a total of $109 million, including interest.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 03:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 57777 at http://wamc.org Family Awarded Millions in Motrin Lawsuit Northern New England to Receive $9.6 Million in Drug Settlement http://wamc.org/post/northern-new-england-receive-96-million-drug-settlement <p>Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire are receiving a total of $9.6 million as part of a nationwide settlement between the drug company Johnson &amp; Johnson and the 34 other states.<br><br>The $181 million nationwide settlement with Johnson and Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals is believed to be the largest multi-state consumer protection settlement ever.<br><br>Vermont's share is $4.1 million. New Hampshire's is about $2.8 million and Maine's is $2.7 million.<br> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 21:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 46817 at http://wamc.org