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Talcum powder (baby powder) linked with ovarian cancer.

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

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 $70… 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

$55 Million Verdict in Ovarian Cancer Baby Powder Lawsuit

May 2nd, 2016 (Missouri State Court): Jurors found Johnson & Johnson liable for its baby powder product causing ovarian cancer and reached a $55 million verdict against J&J.  The lawsuit was brought by Gloria Restesund of Missouri, a woman who had used J&J’s talcum products powder products (Baby Powder, Shower to Shower) for 40 years… Read More