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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...

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...

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...

Johnson & Johnson Seek Change of Venue in Talcum Powder Cases

At the end of October, a jury in St. Louis, Missouri, awarded $67.5 million to a plaintiff who stated her ovarian cancer was the result of using Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder – a product containing talc. This is the third loss in a row for the pharmaceutical and...
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J&J Ordered to Pay Out $70 Million to California Woman in Latest Talcum Powder Lawsuit

This past week, pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) lost the third trial involving its talcum powder product. A jury in St. Louis ordered the company to pay out $65 million in punitive damages to a California woman who has been diagnosed with Stage Four ovarian cancer, caused by...
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