Tag: baby powder


J&J Pushed Talcum Powder To African American Women Despite Risks

Johnson & Johnson is facing thousands of lawsuits regarding talcum powder and ovarian cancer. The manufacturer has recently lost two big cases where juries found overwhelming evidence that the company has known of the potential for ovarian cancer for years but did nothing to warn the public. J&J was ordered to pay the family of a woman who died from

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Talcum Powder Sales Plummet After Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

Do you use talcum powder as part of your feminine hygiene routine?  If so, you want to take a close look at the latest news linking talcum powder to ovarian cancer. As the number of ovarian cancer lawsuits rise, talcum powder sales decline as more women learn about the link between baby powder containing talc and ovarian cancer. What is

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Johnson & Johnson To Pay $55M In Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit

For generations, millions of women relied on Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder for feminine hygiene purposes. Unfortunately, this seemingly innocuous use may have resulted in something sinister and deadly – ovarian cancer. On May 2, Johnson & Johnson lost another lawsuit by a plaintiff alleging its talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer. A jury in St. Louis, Missouri awarded a

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Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Talcum Powder Claims

On October 24th of 2014, Imerys Talc America filed a Motion to dismiss the claims against them on the grounds of lack of personal jurisdiction. Judge John F. Garvey denied this motion on March 17th. Imery’s Talc America then filed a Motion to Reconsider the Order Denying the Motion to Dismiss, which was again denied, this time by Judge Rex M.

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