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Court Rejects J&J Bid to Toss Baby Powder Verdict But Cuts Damages to $2.1B

A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday rejected Johnson & Johnson’s bid to throw out a jury verdict in favor of women who blamed their ovarian cancer on its baby powder and other talc products, but reduced its damages award to …

J&J Reported to Settle Baby Powder Claim for $2 Million

Johnson & Johnson agreed in the middle of a trial to pay more than $2 million to resolve a woman’s claims that asbestos-laced baby powder caused her cancer, according to people familiar with the case. The settlement marks a rare …

J&J Questions Methods Used by Scientists Who Claim Baby Powder Had Asbestos

Johnson & Johnson, seeking to head off claims by thousands of women that its iconic Baby Powder caused their cancer, took aim at some of the science cited in lawsuits alleging the company’s talc-based products were tainted in the past …

J&J Strikes Out in Bid to Transfer State Talcum Suits to Federal Court

Johnson & Johnson failed to get 2,400 state-court cancer lawsuits tied to its baby powder immediately transferred to a federal court in Delaware, where it could forge a single defense strategy. U.S. District Judge Maryellen Noreika in Wilmington dismissed J&J’s …

Jury Sides with J&J in Latest Talcum-Cancer Claim

Johnson & Johnson won the latest trial over claims its iconic baby powder can cause cancer, as a jury in Long Beach, California, rejected a lawsuit brought by a 65-year-old retired teacher who claimed the product was contaminated with asbestos. …

New Jersey Jury Rejects Claim J&J Baby Powder Caused Woman’s Cancer

A New Jersey jury on Thursday cleared Johnson & Johnson of liability in a case involving a woman who alleged that the company’s talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused her cancer. After less than a day …

Another Mistrial Declared in J&J Talcum Powder Cancer Trial

Jurors weighing claims that Johnson & Johnson’s iconic baby powder is laced with cancer-causing asbestos failed in a second case in two weeks to reach a verdict, resulting in another mistrial. The latest case was brought by a retired computer …

J&J Baby Powder Verdict Reaches Almost $26 Million

Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a California jury to pay $4 million in punitive damages to a 68-year-old woman who claimed her deadly cancer was caused by asbestos in the company’s baby powder. The jury awarded $21.7 million in …