Sunday, August 18, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Hit for $55 Million Jury Verdict in Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial

Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has lost their second case in talcum powder-related litigation in a sign of what is to come for the company. Now that the ball has begun rolling in the litigation against Johnson & Johnson for their cancer-causing use of talcum powder, we can expect to see...

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...

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...
Mining Company Sued over Talc

Mining Company Sued Over Talcum Powder and Link to Cancer

Since the first talcum powder lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson by a South Dakota woman in 2009, the number of legal actions against the New Jersey-based heath care products manufacturer has grown to over 1200. So far, Johnson & Johnson – once the “most trusted brand in...

Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits: 2 for 4

So far in ongoing talcum powder litigation, pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has lost two cases – but has prevailed in two more. The latter two are troubling for plaintiffs, as they may help J&J in cases going forward. Earlier this year, J&J was ordered to pay $10 million in...