Government Experts Urge New Talc Testing Standards Amid Asbestos Worries

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An expert panel formed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has endorsed asbestos testing standards for cosmetics that reject long-held industry positions and reflect those of public health authorities and experts for thousands of plaintiffs who allege contaminated talc products caused their cancers. The most significant recommendation from the panel of government experts is […]

Johnson & Johnson Faces Latest Talc Trials In Missouri and California

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CVN screenshot of plaintiff attorney Moshe Maimon delivering his opening statement in Alameda County Oakland, CA – Opening statements took place Monday in California state court at the latest Johnson & Johnson talc/mesothelioma lawsuit to go to trial, while jury selection began Wednesday in Missouri state court at the second ovarian cancer talc trial since […]

California Jury Returns $40 Million Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson

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A California woman suffering from mesothelioma has prevailed in the latest talc trial against Johnson & Johnson, following six days of jury deliberation that ended Friday when the jury awarded her $40 million in damages. Nancy Cabibi, 71, of Hasuer, Idaho, and her husband Phil sued Johnson & Johnson makers of Johnson’s Baby Powder, following her pleural mesothelioma diagnosis in 2017. […]

J&J Hit With $37.3M Verdict In NJ Talc Case

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A New Jersey state jury Wednesday slammed Johnson & Johnson with $37.3 million in combined compensatory damages over claims four people developed mesothelioma by using the pharmaceutical giant’s baby powder. Soon after kicking off the third full day of deliberations in the nearly two-month trial, the jury handed down those verdicts, deciding the company’s talc […]

J&J Wouldn’t Risk ‘Golden Egg’ With Talc Warning, Jury Told

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A New Jersey jury began deliberations Thursday in a case brought by four mesothelioma patients who blame asbestos in Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder for their disease, which their attorney said was caused because the pharmaceutical giant didn’t want consumer warnings to put its “golden egg” product at risk. The cancer patients, who range in age […]

J&J Can’t Get New Trial After $29.5M Talc Verdict

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–by Dorothy Atkins with Additional reporting by Daniel Siegal and Cara Salvatore. Editing by Jay Jackson Jr. A California judge refused Friday to grant Johnson & Johnson a new trial after a jury found the company’s talcum-based baby powder contained cancer-causing asbestos that caused a woman’s mesothelioma and said the $29.5 million award isn’t excessive since it’s […]