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$55 Million Talc Powder Verdict

May 3, 2016

J&J Ordered to Pay $55 Million in Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuit

In the second major talcum powder trial loss for Johnson & Johnson this year, the pharmaceutical company was ordered by a St. Louis jury earlier this week to pay $55 million to a 62-year-old South Dakota woman who blamed…

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Multi-Million Dollar Award for Talcum Powder Cancer Death

February 24, 2016

$72 Million Awarded to Family of Alabama Woman Over Ovarian Cancer Death Allegedly Caused by Talc Powder

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay the family of an Alabama woman $72 million in damages in a product liability lawsuit alleging that the pharmaceutical giant’s talcum powder products caused her…

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Cancer Lawsuit Over Talc Powder

February 6, 2015

Lawsuits Alleges J&J Knew About Ovarian Cancer Risk from Talcum Powder

Women who use talc-based powders for feminine hygiene purposes may have a 20% to 30% increased risk of developing ovarian cancer.

Johnson & Johnson faces yet another product liability lawsuit, filed on behalf of an Illinois woman who alleges that…

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Talcum Powder Cancer Risk

January 22, 2015

Study Calls for Talcum Powder to Be Reclassified as a Possible Carcinogen

Women who use talcum powder for feminine hygiene purposes may have a significantly increased risk of developing ovarian cancer.

Serious concerns have been raised in recent years about the potential for talc-based powders like Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder…

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Talc Powder Wrongful Death

November 20, 2014

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Over Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Risks

Yet another wrongful death complaint has been brought against J&J over its talc-based powders, which have been linked to ovarian cancer in women.

The family of a New York woman has brought a wrongful death complaint against Johnson & Johnson, alleging…

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Mesothelioma From Talcum Powder

November 10, 2014

Talcum Powder May Be Linked to Mesothelioma Cancer in Women

Inhalable asbestos fibers found in certain talcum powder products may cause women to develop mesothelioma, a deadly type of lung cancer.

According to the findings of a new study, side effects of certain brands of talc-based cosmetic products may put women…

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Talc Powder Cancer Suit

October 24, 2014

Johnson & Johnson Faces New Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit

A growing number of talcum powder lawsuits are being filed against Johnson & Johnson over product side effects including ovarian cancer.

A new talcum powder lawsuit has been brought against Johnson & Johnson on behalf of an Alabama woman, who alleges…

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