J&J's Efforts To Toss $4.7B Talc Verdict Get Mixed Reception 

Posted on April 24, 2020 

Johnson & Johnson's attempt to dismantle a $4.69 billion talc verdict met with mixed signals Friday, as a Missouri appellate panel appeared to discount J&J's complaints that 22 women's claims were combined into one trial and focused more on the fact that there were 17 out-of-state plaintiffs.  [Read more…]​




Johnson & Johnson to End Talc-Based Baby Powder Sales in North America

 Posted on May 19, 2020, New York Times

The company has faced thousands of lawsuits from cancer patients who claim that its talc was contaminated with asbestos, a known carcinogen, and that the company knew of the risks. [Read more…]

J&J Can't Boot Experts To Sink Asbestos-In-Talc MDL

Posted on April 30, 2020 (Law360)

A New Jersey federal judge on Monday largely rejected Johnson & Johnson’s efforts to bar plaintiffs’ experts from testifying that J&J’s baby powder contains asbestos and that talc can cause ovarian cancer, opening a path to trials in the multidistrict litigation that contains thousands of cases.  [Read more…]​




J&J Hit With $300M Punitive Damages Verdict In NY Talc Trial

 Posted on June 3, 2019 (Law360)  

Johnson & Johnson was hit with $300 million in punitive damages on Friday after a New York state jury found the company responsible for a woman's mesothelioma she developed after decades of using J&J talc bath products.  [Read more…]

Women With Cancer Awarded Billions in Baby Powder Suit   

 Posted on June 24, 2020 (New York Times)

An appellate court in Missouri upheld more than $2 billion in damages against Johnson & Johnson, saying the company knew there was asbestos in its baby powder.   [Read more…]

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