Sunday, August 18, 2019

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 Offered Woman $1.3 Million To “Keep Quiet” About Talcum Powder Cancer Link

Johnson & Johnson is being hit with lawsuits all over the country over the link between their talcum powder and ovarian cancer. But what most people don’t know is that several years ago the company offered a woman $1.3 million to keep the link between talc and cancer quiet...

America’s Lawyer Mike Papantonio Discusses How Talcum Powder is Causing Devastating Health Effects

In the premiere episode of America's Lawyer, Mike Papantonio brings to light the disastrous effects of Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder, and how the company tried to cover up its dangers. Joining Papantonio to discuss this is attorney Kim Adams.Talcum powder, a seemingly innocuous, everyday household product for well...

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:

Can Talcum Powder Really Cause Ovarian Cancer

When one thinks of the well-known brand Johnson & Johnson, the image of a happy mother and child fresh from a no-tears bath and powdering may come to mind, but that image is no more as it has been discovered that products by Johnson & Johnson containing talc are...

2017 Is Looking Grim For Baby Powder Defendant Johnson & Johnson

New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson, once touted as the “Most Trusted Brand in America,” had a bad year in 2016. Among its other legal problems, it has been ordered to pay a total of $197 million in judgments to plaintiffs in three different talcum powder trials.As...

J&J Profits While Women Suffer from Ovarian Cancer

Several studies have been conducted which link talc powder to ovarian cancer, and talc is a common ingredient in many Johnson & Johnson products. In 23 case-controlled studies conducted by the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer in May of 2015 found that talc use increased the risk of ovarian...

Talcum Powder Lawsuit: Johnson & Johnson Wins Latest Round

Last week, a jury in a St. Louis, Missouri court found in favor of defendants Johnson & Johnson and Imerys Talc in the most recent trial involving talcum powder and ovarian cancer. This was the fourth such trial in which plaintiffs alleged that their illnesses were caused by long-term...

Jury Tells J&J to Pay $72 Million for Causing Ovarian Cancer with its Talcum Powder

Baby powder is one of the most commonly-used household products in America - but could it be a major cause of ovarian cancer?Earlier this week - a jury in Missouri ordered Johnson and Johnson to fork over $72 million to the family of a woman who claimed to develop...

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...