Johnson & Johnson News

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. …

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 …

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 …

J&J Talc Supplier Settles in California Asbestos Case

Imerys SA, which supplies talc to Johnson & Johnson, isn’t taking chances as another jury weighs whether to sock the health-care giant with a punishing verdict. A unit of Imerys agreed to settle its part of a California woman’s lawsuit …

J&J in India Agrees to Work on Compensation Plan for Hip Implant Patients

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) said it would work with the Indian government to compensate patients who had suffered from hip implants that were recalled by the U.S. healthcare firm eight years ago after data showed high failure rates. This follows …

India Government Recommends J&J Pay Compensation for Recalled Hip Implants

A government panel has recommended that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) pay compensation of at least $28,500 to each Indian patient who suffered from artificial hip implants the U.S. healthcare firm recalled eight years ago. The ASR hip implants were recalled …

J&J Vows to Appeal After Missouri Judge Affirms $4.69B Talc Verdict

A Missouri trial court judge has affirmed the massive $4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson 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 …

Opioid Makers Endure Setback as Judge Lets New York Lawsuit Proceed

Purdue Pharma LP, Johnson & Johnson and other opioid makers faced one of the first extensive reviews of their legal defenses to claims they violated consumer-protection laws and created a public nuisance with the sale of the pain killers. They …

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 …

California Jury Delivers $25M Decision in Johnson & Johnson Suit

A California jury delivered a $25.7 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit brought by a woman who claimed she developed cancer by using the company’s talc-based baby powder. Jurors in Los Angeles recommended $4 million in punitive …