Talcum Powder

5
Sep

Johnson & Johnson Lose Nearly $5B In Talcum Powder Lawsuits

On Thursday, July 12th, a St. Louis jury awarded $4.69 billion in total damages to 22 women who argued that the asbestos present in Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder caused them to develop ovarian cancer. Although Johnson & Johnson denies the accusation, Mark Lanier, the women’s lead talcum powder lawyer, said the company had spent 40 years hiding evidence of

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17
Jan

Talcum Powder: Is Cancer a True Risk?

Is talcum powder cancer a true risk? It’s a question that’s on the minds of many women. Currently, Johnson & Johnson faces around 1,500 lawsuits that allege talcum powder caused the female plaintiffs to develop ovarian cancer. While you may have seen recent news on a jury who did not agree that talcum powder caused cancer for one plaintiff, there

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6
Apr

Missouri Court Rules In Favor Of J & J In Talcum Powder Case

For almost 40 years, Tennessee woman Nora Daniels used Johnson & Johnson talcum baby powder every day. In 2013, Ms. Daniels was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She chose to file a talcum powder case against Johnson & Johnson and alleged that they did not give consumers enough warning about the risk to women involving the development of ovarian cancer from

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20
Dec

J & J Ordered to Pay $77 Million After Losing Third Talc Lawsuit

Talc lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson continue to move forward across the nation. Recently, Johnson & Johnson lost their third lawsuit which resulted in the drug company paying out more than $77 million in damages to a California woman who believes that her cancer diagnosis came as a direct result from using Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder. Talc Lawsuits in

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26
Jul

How Can Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?

Research shows that as many as 10,000 cases of talcum powder-related ovarian cancer are diagnosed every year. How does talcum powder cause ovarian cancer? Products such as Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower body powder have a naturally occurring mineral called talc. This mineral shares similar properties with asbestos, another mineral linked to deadly cancers. Contact a Nationwide Injury

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