Janssen to Pay $14.5 Million to Resolve Pending Propulsid Cases

  • Dec. 19, 2005 Consent Order
  • Feb. 4, 2004 Consent Order
  • Term Sheet

NEW ORLEANS -Janssen Pharmaceutica will pay at least $14.5 million to resolve all remaining state and federal lawsuits in the second MDL resolution program related to its Propulsid (cisapride) heartburn medication. In Re: Propulsid Products Liability Litigation. MDL No. 1355. Case No. 2:00-md-01355 (E.D. La.).

Judge Eldon E. Fallon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana issued a consent order on Dec. 19.

Janssen Pharmaceutica, a Johnson & Johnson company, will pay a minimum of $14.5 million and a maximum of $15 million in compensation, J&J said. Janssen will also establish a maximum of $3 million …


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