Johnson & Johnson baby powder cancer lawsuit News

J&J CEO Testifies in Baby Powder Trial He Relied on Experts on Asbestos Risk

Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Alex Gorsky on Monday faced questions from plaintiffs lawyers over the timing of his sale of company stock, as he testified for the first time in a jury trial over allegations that the company’s Baby …

U.S. Study Questions Baby Powder Link to Ovarian Cancer

A study of more than 250,000 women found that those who used talc or other personal-hygiene powders weren’t significantly more likely to develop ovarian cancer, news that will impact thousands of legal claims against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson over the …

Reuters Special Report: Powder Keg- Regulators Bowed to Industry for Decades Over Talc Risks

At an invitation-only gathering late last year, U.S. regulators and their guests huddled at a hotel near Washington, D.C., to discuss the best way to detect cancer-causing asbestos in talc powders and cosmetics. The “Asbestos in Talc Symposium,” sponsored by …

Appeals Court Nixes J&J $110 Million Baby Powder Verdict

Johnson & Johnson persuaded a Missouri appeals court to throw out a $110 million jury award to a woman who said she got cancer from the company’s baby powder. It was the fourth appellate win in the state for J&J, …

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 …

Could J&J Be Helped by Missouri Ruling Against Talcum Lawsuits?

A Missouri Supreme Court ruling on talc lawsuits could reduce the liability and number of large trials Johnson & Johnson faces over allegations its talc products, including baby powder, cause cancer. The ruling will likely offer some respite to the …

J&J Vows to Appeal After Judge Rejects Bid to Set Aside $4.7B Baby Powder Verdict

Johnson & Johnson failed to persuade a Missouri trial judge to set aside a July verdict awarding a record $4.69 billion to 22 women who blamed their ovarian cancer on asbestos in the company’s Baby Powder and other talc products. …

Johnson & Johnson Jury Fails to Reach Verdict in South Carolina Cancer Suit

A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial in a case against Johnson & Johnson alleging that exposure to asbestos in its Johnson’s Baby Powder caused a woman’s fatal cancer. Jurors in Darlington County state court were unable to reach a …

Jury Misconduct, Judge’s Mistake to Blame for $417M Talc Verdict, Argues J&J

Johnson & Johnson says a $417 million verdict in a talc powder cancer case should be thrown out because three jurors were excluded by fellow panelists from the decision-making process. The three were wrongly left out of deliberations on the …

Lawsuit Claims J&J Knew of Asbestos in Talcum Powder in ’70s

Johnson & Johnson trained its employees to reassure anyone concerned about whether the company’s talcum powder contained asbestos that the cancer-causing substance “has never been found and it never will” in its iconic baby powder, according to an undated memo …