Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder

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Facing thousands of lawsuits alleging that its talc caused cancer, J&J insists on the safety and purity of its iconic product. But internal documents examined by Reuters show that the company’s powder was sometimes tainted with carcinogenic asbestos and that J&J kept that information from regulators and the public. A REUTERS INVESTIGATION Darlene Coker knew […]

Canada’s National Public Health Agency Issues Warning on Talcum Powder Use

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Health Canada, the national governmental agency responsible for public health in Canada, has issued a report finding that the use of talc for genital hygiene may expose women to a greater risk of ovarian cancer. Health Canada is issuing an informational letter on the respiratory and cancer dangers of talc use to all health care […]

Start of Johnson & Johnson Talc Powder Trial in Manhattan Delayed Until New Year

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The trial, which is before Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe, is the 11th regarding Johnson & Johnson’s allegedly asbestos-laden talcum powder, which plaintiffs say is giving them cancer. The Johnson & Johnson talcum powder trial that was set begin in a Manhattan state court this week is being held off until January because there […]

Missouri judge affirms $4.69 billion talc verdict, J&J vows to appeal

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(Reuters) – A Missouri trial court judge has affirmed the massive $4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) in a case involving 22 women and their families who alleged the company’s talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer. J&J in a statement on Wednesday said it […]

J&J Talc Trial Wraps Up: Attorneys accuse each other of fake science in closing arguments | St. Louis Record

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ST. LOUIS – Attorneys for both sides claimed the other fabricated science during closing remarks on July 11 after a month-long trial in a lawsuit in which 22 women allege the baby powder they used made by Johnson & Johnson gave them ovarian cancer. “You’re fighting one of the largest companies (J&J) in the world,” […]

Closing Arguments Set For July 11 In Massive 22-Plaintiff J&J Talc Powder Trial

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St. Louis, MO, July 8,2018 – Attorneys for Johnson & Johnson defending the company from claims that asbestos supposedly present in its cosmetic talc products caused 22 women to develop ovarian cancer wrapped up their case this week in Missouri state court, with closing arguments expected next Wednesday. The closings will cap off a long-running […]

J&J Talc Supplier Challenges Evidence In $117M Verdicts

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Law360 (May 23, 2018, 10:01 PM EDT) — Attorneys sparred Wednesday in New Jersey state court over a defense bid to toss verdicts totaling $117 million in damages against Johnson & Johnson and its talc supplier, Imerys Talc America Inc., on the grounds that a man’s decades-long exposure to the pharmaceutical giant’s asbestos-containing talcum powder […]