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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...

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...
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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 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...

Industry Intentionally Marketed Talcum Powder Knowing of Cancer Risk

Talcum powder, a seemingly innocuous, everyday household product for well over a century, has turned deadly for some users. Specifically, for the women who have found themselves victims of ovarian cancer as a result of using talcum powder in the genital region. What manufacturers have known (or should have...
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