FDA Orders Juul E-Cigs Off Shelves

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By Emily Field  Law360 (June 23, 2022, 11:12 AM EDT) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday officially said it was ordering e-cigarette giant Juul‘s products off the market, capping off a two-year review process of its tobacco and menthol-flavored vaping products. Previously, the agency had delayed making a decision on the market titan, which has about […]

Bankruptcy judge will consider re-opening some J&J talc cases

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J&J subsidiary prefers to estimate value of talc claims in bankruptcy court Bankruptcy judge said he’s talked with other courts about re-opening cases Judge also approved hiring appellate attorney at “groundbreaking” $2,465 hourly rate (Reuters- By Dietrich Knauth) – A U.S. bankruptcy judge said Tuesday that he may allow some lawsuits that accuse Johnson & Johnson […]

Juul Will Pay $22.5 Million to Settle a Washington State Lawsuit

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Vape pen maker Juul has agreed to settle another state lawsuit alleging that it targeted minors with its marketing. It will pay $22.5 million and undertake measures to prevent underage use and sales to settle a suit filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson in September 2020. Juul admits no wrongdoing under the settlement, though it told […]

J&J Subsidiary Will Separately Mediate States’ Talc Claims in Bankruptcy, Judge Says

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40 states sought to participate in ongoing mediation with cancer plaintiffs States said their consumer protection claims could be worth trillions of dollars A new mediator will be appointed by May 24 (Reuters) – U.S. states that claim that Johnson & Johnson violated consumer protection laws should mediate their dispute with a unit of the […]

J&J’s Controversial Prison Testing Resurfaces in Baby Powder Lawsuits

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The company funded experiments on mostly Black men comparing the effects of talc and asbestos on their skin. Johnson & Johnson headquarters in New Brunswick, New Jersey.Photographer: Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg By  Jef Feeley     March 7, 2022, 7:00 AM PSTUpdated onMarch 7, 2022, 10:30 AM PST More than 50 years ago, nearly a dozen men […]

J&J Wins Fight to Resolve Talc Lawsuits in Bankruptcy Court

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Feb 25 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge ruled on Friday that a Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) subsidiary can remain in bankruptcy, preventing plaintiffs from pursuing 38,000 lawsuits against the company alleging its baby powder and other talc products cause cancer. J&J’s stock rose more than 5%, its biggest one-day gain since the start of the pandemic in […]