Johnson & Johnson News

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 …

J&J Loses Trial in New Jersey Over Claims Linking Cancer to Asbestos in Talc

Johnson & Johnson suffered its first trial loss in a lawsuit claiming its talc-based products including Johnson’s Baby Powder contain cancer-causing asbestos, with a New Jersey jury on Thursday ordering J&J and another company to pay $37 million in damages. …

J&J Jury in New Jersey Set to Weigh Banker’s Claims Baby Powder Caused Cancer

Jurors are set to weigh an investment banker’s claims that using Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder for more than 30 years caused him to develop a deadly cancer linked to asbestos. A New Jersey jury will begin deciding Wednesday whether …

Arkansas AG Files Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers for Roles in Epidemic

Arkansas’ attorney general has joined the widening mass of litigation against opioid manufacturers, accusing three drugmakers of promoting addictive painkillers in ways that falsely denied or trivialized their risks. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a lawsuit in state court …