SC closes case against Johnson and Johnson for faulty hip implants - (The Economic Times via NewsPoints Desk)

  • India's Supreme Court on Friday closed a case seeking action against Johnson & Johnson for faulty hip implants, saying that steps have been taken by the Centre to provide compensation up to 1.22 crore rupees to the affected patients, as reported The Economic Times.

  • The court considered the response filed by the Union Health Ministry which said it had formulated a compensation scheme to ensure proper compensation to the victims of faulty hip implants.

  • The court asked the Centre to widely publicise its compensation scheme to ensure that all the victims of such implants seek help for their complaints.

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