Baby powder lawsuit News

Johnson & Johnson Hit with $25 Million Talc Verdict; Also Cleared by Another Jury

Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay at least $25 million to a woman who said she contracted a rare asbestos-related cancer through decades of daily use of J&J’s Baby Powder or its other talc product, Shower to Shower. The …

New South Carolina Jury Fails to Reach Verdict in Talc Cancer Case Retrial

A second South Carolina jury on Thursday failed to reach a verdict in the retrial of a case by a woman whose family said her long-term use of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder led to her death from asbestos-related cancer. …

Judge Declares Mistrial in California J&J Talcum Cancer Case

Johnson & Johnson’s latest trial over claims that its baby powder causes cancer ended in a stalemate when jurors couldn’t agree on a verdict. A state judge in Pasadena, California, declared a mistrial Monday after jurors deadlocked on Carolyn Weirick’s …

Insurers Being Asked About Asbestos-Talcum Exposure After J&J $4.6 Billion Verdict

Wall Street is trying to figure out whether the U.S. insurance industry will bear any costs from a record $4.69 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson awarded to customers and their families who claimed that asbestos-contaminated talc caused ovarian cancer. …

Another Johnson Talc Cancer Verdict Reversed; Judge Cites Trial Errors, Jury Misconduct

A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products like Johnson’s Baby Powder for feminine hygiene. The …

Los Angeles Jury Hands Down $417M Award Baby Powder Lawsuit

A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company’s iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for …