Jury awards record-setting $110.5M to woman who says she got ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson baby powder Louis Slemp, 62, sued health products giant Johnson & Johnson Slemp was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012 She said illness was caused by 40-year use of company’s baby powder A jury awarded her a record … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $110 million in fifth talcum powder cancer trial.
Bloomberg News (3/28, Fisk, Feeley, 2.41M) reports that Johnson & Johnson “had a year for the record books – it lost six of 2016’s seven largest jury verdicts in the US over product defect claims,” with 2017 possibly holding more of the same. According to Bloomberg, J&J “is facing at least 17 trials in state … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney offers Free Consultations: Johnson & Johnson had “year for the record books” with product liability claims in 2016.
Talcum Powder, a Common Ingredient in Baby Powder, Linked to Ovarian Cancer Since as early as 1971, Researchers have observed a link between the use of talcum powder and ovarian cancer. The American Cancer Society and American Association for Cancer Research have recently published data suggesting that women who incorporate talcum powder products into their … Continue reading Talc Powder: Recent Lawsuits Award Damages for Talc-Powder Use and Development of Ovarian Cancer