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Teenage girl wins $109 million payout after ibuprofen leaves her brain damaged, blind and causes 90 per cent of her skin to fall off

A teenage girl has won a $109 million payout after a life-threatening reaction to children’s ibuprofen left her with brain damage, 20 per lung capacity, blindness and caused 90 per cent of her skin to fall off.

A jury at the Plymouth Massachusetts Superior Court yesterday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its subsidy McNeil-PPC Inc to pay 16-year-old Samantha Reckis and her parents $63 million, which rises to over $100 million when interest is included.

Full story: Teenage girl wins $109 million payout after ibuprofen leaves her brain damaged, blind and causes 90 per cent of her skin to fall off – Americas – World – The Independent