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Johnson & Johnson to Pay $4.69 Billion in Largest Talcum Powder Verdict

Johnson & Johnson to Pay $4.69 Billion in Largest Talcum Powder VerdictJuly 13, 2018 – St. Louis, Missouri - - A St. Louis jury held that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) talc products contained asbestos and caused cancer in 22 women, slamming the multinational health products company with a landmark $4.69 billion [...]

By |2018-07-16T10:39:09-07:00July 13th, 2018|Talcum Powder News|

CA Jury Issues $25.75 Million Talcum Powder Verdict Against J&J

May 25, 2018 – Los Angeles, California - - A California jury issued a $25.75 million talcum powder verdict against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) this morning, siding with an Oregon woman who claimed that her cancer was caused by J&J baby powder. This case is just one of the many [...]

Johnson & Johnson Loses Another Mega-Million Baby Powder Trial

A New Jersey state court jury has returned verdicts totaling $117 million against Johnson & Johnson and its talc supplier, Imerys Talc America Inc., after finding that the healthcare giant’s talcum powder caused a New Jersey man to develop mesothelioma. The award included $37 million in compensatory damages to plaintiffs [...]

Johnson & Johnson Fraud Lawsuit Filed Over Asbestos in Baby Powder

On February 8, 2018, a federal securities class action lawsuit against J&J was filed, charging the company with defrauding investors by failing to disclose the presence of asbestos and heavy metals in its baby powder products. The suit was filed in the United States District Court for the District of New [...]

By |2018-05-02T07:29:49-07:00February 15th, 2018|Talcum Powder News, Consumer Lawsuits / Class Action News|

Judge Upholds $110M Talc Verdict, Paves Way for Out of State Cases

Dec. 6, 2017 – St. Louis, Missouri -- A Missouri judge decided to uphold a $110 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in a lawsuit filed by a Virginia woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after using J&J talcum powder products for feminine hygiene. The Nov. 29 ruling [...]

By |2018-01-04T16:04:40-08:00December 6th, 2017|Talcum Powder News|

Talcum Powder Documents at Center of Johnson & Johnson Cancer Lawsuits

More than 2,000 women who have sued health care giant Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company’s baby powder causes ovarian cancer, have won an important legal battle in ongoing multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. At issue were documents subpoenaed by the plaintiffs [...]

By |2018-01-04T14:05:51-08:00November 7th, 2017|Talcum Powder News|

Johnson & Jonhson Hit with $417M Verdict in First California Talc Trial

Just the Facts: 62-year-old Eva Echeverria alleged feminine hygiene use of J&J talcum powder caused her to develop ovarian cancer. A Los Angeles jury awarded her $417 million. The verdict includes $347 in punitive damages against J&J. This talc verdict is the first in California. Previous verdicts in Missouri awarded [...]

By |2017-09-01T14:00:56-07:00August 21st, 2017|Talcum Powder News|

First Talcum Powder Trial Begins in California

The first talcum powder trial in California is underway in Los Angeles, one of more than 300 ovarian cancer cases filed against defendant Johnson & Johnson that have been consolidated in the Superior Court of Los Angeles (Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Cases, number JCCP4872). The attorney for plaintiff Eva [...]

By |2017-08-08T13:43:34-07:00July 28th, 2017|Talcum Powder News|

California Talcum Powder Lawsuit Heads to Trial in Los Angeles

The first trial stemming from a California talcum powder lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) was set to begin Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of 63-year-old plaintiff Eva Echeverria, who alleges that regular and repeated feminine hygiene use of J&J talcum powder products [...]

Attorneys Will Continue Missouri Talcum Powder Lawsuits Despite SCOTUS Ruling

Attorneys representing victims in Missouri talcum powder lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson say they will continue their efforts to keep cases in the state, despite a Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruling that stalled the most recent talc case in St. Louis Circuit Court. Last week, SCOTUS issued [...]