All of them can't be illegitimate if they've lost cases.
But the drugmaker has suffered some losses in the high-profile litigation as well. Last summer, a St. Louis jury ordered J&J to pay $4.69 billion after a trial that combined the claims of 22 plaintiffs. Other recent losses include verdicts worth $325 million and $25 million in California and New York, respectively. J&J has said it plans to appeal each loss.