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Posts Tagged ‘baby powder’

J&J hit with record $417 million verdict in California talcum powder lawsuit

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

A California jury has awarded a $417 million verdict to a woman with terminal ovarian cancer who filed a talcum powder lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson. The verdict is the largest that has ever been awarded in a lawsuit involving the company’s talcum powder products, surpassing several multi-million verdicts against Johnson & Johnson that were awarded in Missouri last year. (more…)

Talcum powder lawsuit damages against J&J total over $300 million after $110 million verdict

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay more than $110M in damages to a Virginia woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using the company’s talcum powder products. The verdict is the fourth legal defeat for Johnson & Johnson in the Missouri litigation over its talcum baby powder brands, which has resulted in combined verdicts of more than $300 million. (more…)

Johnson & Johnson, talcum powder supplier ordered to pay $70 million in Missouri ovarian cancer lawsuit

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Johnson & Johnson and a talc supply company were ordered to pay $70 million in damages to a California woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer linked to her use of talcum powder products for feminine hygiene. The verdict is the third consecutive trial defeat for Johnson & Johnson in talcum powder litigation, following verdicts of $72 million and $55 million earlier this year. (more…)

Rio Tinto Minerals, J&J facing five new talcum powder lawsuits in Louisiana

Friday, September 9th, 2016

The mining company that supplied talc to Johnson & Johnson for use in its talcum baby powder products is facing five lawsuits in Louisiana. The lawsuits were filed jointly against Rio Tinto Minerals and Johnson & Johnson on behalf of five women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using talcum powder products manufactured by the pharmaceutical giant. (more…)

Johnson & Johnson faces 15 new talcum powder lawsuits filed by women diagnosed with ovarian cancer

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

In recent weeks, 15 new talcum powder lawsuits have been filed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Ohio, and Texas. The lawsuits were filed on behalf of women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using products containing talc that were manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, including Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower. (more…)

African American women who use talcum powder may face increased ovarian cancer risk, study finds

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

A new study has found that African American women who use talcum powder products for feminine hygiene may face an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer compared to women of other ethnic backgrounds. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, compared the use of talcum powder among women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer, including African American women, to those who had not been diagnosed with the disease. (more…)

Ovarian cancer victims filed talcum powder class action lawsuit in Canada against Johnson & Johnson

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Johnson & Johnson is facing a class action lawsuit in Canada alleging that the company’s talcum powder products may cause ovarian cancer in women who used them for feminine hygiene. The Canadian talcum powder class action lawsuit comes just months after juries in the U.S. awarded multi-million dollar verdicts in a pair of lawsuits filed on behalf of women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson talcum baby powder products. (more…)

Widower of California woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer files talcum powder lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

The husband of a California woman who died from ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder products has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company in Los Angeles. Soren Threadgill alleges that his wife, Eva Maria Threadgill, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer as a direct result of using talcum powder products sold by Johnson & Johnson. (more…)

Johnson & Johnson loses second consecutive talcum powder lawsuit as jury awards $55 million verdict to ovarian cancer victim

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a $55 million jury verdict in a case brought by a woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using the company’s talcum baby powder products. The $55 million verdict was the second consecutive legal defeat for Johnson & Johnson in lawsuits involving talcum powder. The company still faces hundreds of additional lawsuits regarding the link between ovarian cancer and talcum powder. (more…)

Study finds additional evidence of link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

A 2013 study of more than 8,000 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer confirmed the link between such cancer and the prolonged use of talcum baby powder for feminine hygiene purposes.  The study, published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research in 2013, was in part a pooled analysis of eight prior population-based control studies.  The study examined 8,525 cases of ovarian cancer and compared them to nearly 10,000 women who had never been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.  (more…)