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Judge Allows Evidence Monsanto Hid Roundup Lymphoma Risks

Dewayne Johnson was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) and he is suing Monsanto over whether Roundup caused his cancer. Johnson claims Monsanto knew of the risks and hid them from the EPA and consumers, and now the judge has ordered these claims can be presented at trial: Johnson has carried his burden of producing evidence that… Read More

Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Mesothelioma – $117 Million Verdict

April 11, 2018: Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and co-defendant Imerys were ordered to pay $117 million after losing a trial in New Jersey regarding asbestos contaminated baby powder and talcum powder products. The plaintiff was awarded $37 million in damages by the New Jersey jury. An additional $80 million in punitive damages was awarded today by… Read More

Verdict: $417 Million in First California Talcum Powder Jury Trial

Breaking:  A California jury has returned a verdict of $417 million against Johnson and Johnson for a woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using talcum powder products including Johnson and Johnson baby powder. The Johnson & Johnson Company and Johnson and Johnson Consumer Incorporated were defendants in the California jury trial, which awarded… Read More

6th Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial Begins

(St Louis, Missouri) Last Friday a trial began in St. Louis for the families of three women who contracted ovarian cancer after use of talcum powder baby powder products. Johnson & Johnson and other companies marketed baby powder products containing talcum powder, despite knowing that baby powder increased their customer’s risk of ovarian cancer. This… Read More

Verdict: $70 million Talcum Powder jury verdict in St. Louis Missouri

$70 Million Jury Verdict: Johnson and Johnson (J&J) lost another verdict regarding its failure to warn about the potential risk of ovarian cancer from talcum powder products. A St. Louis Missouri jury awarded Deborah Giannecchini $2.5 million from J&J in pain and suffering, another $2.5 million from co-defendant Imerys Talc America, and ordered Johnson and… Read More