This week, Massachusetts’ highest court upheld a verdict of $63 million dollars against massive consumer product company Johnson & Johnson. The case stems from allegations that Johnson & Johnson, which among many other things manufactures common over-the-counter household medications, failed to properly warn consumers about the dangers of Children’s Motrin. Ibuprofen is the active ingredient in Motrin.
More than a decade ago, at age 7, Samantha Reckis developed Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis after taking the medication. SJS and TEN are horrific complications that result in large portions of the top layer of …read more