Sunday, December 15, 2019

Scientists Discover the Possible Cause of Talc-Related Ovarian Cancer

A study recently published in the journal Reproductive Sciences has found the possible mechanism by which talc exposure causes ovarian cancer. A great deal of research over the years has established a link between talc and ovarian cancer – but association by itself does not mean causation. Thanks to the efforts...

J&J’s Baby Powder Ads Targeted Minority and Overweight Women

According to internal company documents, Johnson & Johnson marketing campaigns for Baby Powder and Shower to Shower were focused primarily on women who were African-American, Hispanic, and/or overweight. Current lawsuits allege that the talc contained in these products was the reason plaintiffs developed cancer.Last December, a...

Johnson & Johnson Internal Documents Reveal Company’s Knowledge Of Cancer Causing Talc Powder

Via America’s Lawyer: For more than 30 years, Johnson & Johnson knew that their talcum powder contained asbestos fibers, but they never once warned consumers about the dangers. Mike Papantonio and Farron Cousins discuss.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOCOjwucnMQTranscript:

Johnson & Johnson’s Stock Takes Big Hit on Baby Powder Asbestos Concerns

Johnson & Johnson, maker of Baby Powder and Shower to Shower, was once the “most Trusted Brand in America.” However, if Friday on Wall Street was any indication, they are losing that trust quickly. On December 14, Johnson & Johnson shares fell by nearly 15 points, or 10 percent...

Judge Upholds $4.6 Billion Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson Over Talcum Powder Cancer

A trial judge in Missouri this week upheld a massive multi-billion dollar verdict against Johnson & Johnson for hiding the dangers of their talcum powders that have been linked to cancer. 22 women joined a lawsuit together against the company where they received the verdict, but now that the...

Jury Awards $4.6 Billion in Talcum Powder Cancer Case

Johnson & Johnson recently got hit with nearly five billion dollars by a jury for covering up the dangers of their talcum powder products. Ring of Fire’s Mike Papantonio and Farron Cousins discuss this issue.Transcript:Mike Papantonio: Johnson & Johnson recently got hit with nearly five billion dollars by a jury...

Talcum Plaintiff Fights to Reinstate Multi-Million Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson

Stating that Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Maren E. Nelson did a “complete about face,” a lawyer for the estate of the late Eva Echeverria is seeking to reinstate the $417 million dollar judgment against Johnson & Johnson she was awarded last year. That verdict was overturned last October...

Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Cancer: Should You Be Concerned About Other Products Containing Talc?

The recent string of verdicts against Johnson & Johnson in ongoing talcum powder litigation has raised awareness of the potential dangers of talc and its links to ovarian cancer. Plaintiffs allege that daily use of the company's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower caused them to develop the illness,...

Did Johnson & Johnson Know Its Talcum Powder Contained Asbestos Forty Years Ago?

Amid the ongoing controversy over whether the talc in Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder actually causes ovarian cancer, a potentially damning piece of evidence has surfaced during discovery in a recently-filed lawsuit that will soon be going to trial.For decades, the New Jersey-based healthcare products company has claimed...

Johnson & Johnson Appeals $72 Million Verdict; Success May Hinge on Supreme Court Case

To date, pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has been on the losing end of three court cases in 2016 in which plaintiffs alleged that their long-term use of talc-based Baby Powder was the cause of their ovarian cancer. A fourth case, decided in favor of a plaintiff's family earlier...