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REUTERS: “Internal Documents Show J&J Knew Powder was Tainted with Asbestos”

REUTERS: “Internal Documents Show J&J Knew Powder was Tainted with Asbestos”

December 14th, 2018

BREAKING NEWS Reuters investigative report: “Facing thousands of lawsuits alleging that its talc caused cancer, J&J insists on the safety and purity of its iconic product. But internal documents examined by Reuters show that the company’s powder was sometimes tainted with carcinogenic asbestos and that J&J kept that information from regulators and the public.” If… Read More>>

$4.69 Billion Verdict for Johnson & Johnson in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

$4.69 Billion Verdict for Johnson & Johnson in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

July 12th, 2018

Johnson & Johnson was hit with a multi-billion dollar verdict on Thursday, one that marked one of the largest product liability verdicts in the nation’s history. The company was ordered to pay $4.69 billion to 22 women and their families, who claimed asbestos in their products caused them to develop ovarian cancer. Most of the… Read More>>

There are Still Products on the Market Containing Asbestos

There are Still Products on the Market Containing Asbestos

January 11th, 2018

It has been common knowledge for years now that asbestos can directly cause numerous cancers, such as cancers of the lung, larynx, and ovaries, as well as mesothelioma. Because of that, it’s easy to assume that the substance is banned and not allowed for any type of use in the United States. Well, think again.… Read More>>

Did Johnson & Johnson Really Know About Talc Decades Ago?

Did Johnson & Johnson Really Know About Talc Decades Ago?

October 2nd, 2017

Recent trials have revealed that Johnson & Johnson long knew about the link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer, but newly released documents from a current trial in St. Louis, Missouri, suggest that the pharmaceutical giant also knew that the talc it used in its baby and body powder products contained asbestos. A known carcinogen,… Read More>>

Johnson & Johnson Reeling After $417 Million Verdict in California

Johnson & Johnson Reeling After $417 Million Verdict in California

August 21st, 2017

The first court case in California against Johnson & Johnson for its talc products associated with ovarian cancer resulted in a massive payout against the pharmaceutical giant. The four-week trial resulted in the Los Angeles jury siding with Eva Echeverria, a 63-year-old woman with terminal ovarian cancer who claimed Johnson & Johnson failed to warn… Read More>>

Johnson & Johnson Hit With a $110 Million Verdict

Johnson & Johnson Hit With a $110 Million Verdict

May 6th, 2017

Another week, another verdict against Johnson & Johnson for its talc-based products and their link to ovarian cancer. This week a St. Louis, Missouri, jury awarded $110.5 million to a Virginia woman who sued Johnson & Johnson, along with its talc supplier Imerys Talc, claiming she developed ovarian cancer after decades-long use of the company’s… Read More>>

Johnson & Johnson Takes Third Loss in Latest Ovarian Cancer Trial

Johnson & Johnson Takes Third Loss in Latest Ovarian Cancer Trial

October 27th, 2016

Johnson & Johnson has now lost three court cases in a row regarding its talcum powder products and their link to ovarian cancer. Today a St. Louis jury awarded $70 million to 63-year-old Deborah Giannecchini, who claims her ovarian cancer was caused by her use of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder. Giannecchini used the talc-based… Read More>>

Pharmaceutical Giant Receives Second Loss in One Week

Pharmaceutical Giant Receives Second Loss in One Week

May 3rd, 2016

Johnson & Johnson received its second straight trial loss this week as jurors once again found the company liable for a woman who used the company’s baby powder for decades and developed ovarian cancer. After the three-week trial in a Missouri court, the pharmaceutical company was ordered to pay Sioux Falls resident Gloria Ristesund $55… Read More>>

Alabama Woman Gets $72 Million from Johnson & Johnson

Alabama Woman Gets $72 Million from Johnson & Johnson

February 24th, 2016

The first case with monetary compensation against Johnson & Johnson was awarded in a St. Louis, Missouri, courtroom last week. Jacqueline Fox, a resident of Birmingham, Alabama, had already passed away, but her voice spoke volumes in the courtroom. During a previously recorded audio deposition, Fox accused the Johnson & Johnson talc-based products she had… Read More>>

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