Janssen, Bayer Lose Preemption Bids As Xarelto Trial Nears

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Law360, New York (April 13, 2017, 8:52 PM EDT) — Days before a first bellwether trial begins in multidistrict litigation over the alleged dangers of blood thinner Xarelto, a Louisiana federal judge on Wednesday refused to drop some claims against Bayer AG and Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., saying they can’t necessarily blame U.S. Food and Drug […]

Plaintiffs Stress Role Of Asbestos In Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Involving Talcum Powder

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Across the country, there are currently over 2,500 lawsuits that aim to prove lifelong use of talcum powder, such as those manufactured by Johnson & Johnson (J&J), are linked to the development of genitourinary cancers, particularly ovarian cancer. In the vast majority of these cases, J&J is the defendant, although Colgate-Palmolive have also faced a […]