A hip replacement implant is installed in the pelvis bone and is generally a routine operation, but Johnson & Johnson had to recall thousands that were faulty in 2010. Photo: Alamy

Indian victims of faulty hip implants wait on compensation, years after US patients’ US$2.5b payout

Eight years after US multinational Johnson & Johnson recalled a defective implant, less than a quarter of Indian patients who received them have been awarded compensation; some have died

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A hip replacement implant is installed in the pelvis bone and is generally a routine operation, but Johnson & Johnson had to recall thousands that were faulty in 2010. Photo: Alamy
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