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 million in damages and an additional $347 in punitive damages.
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The verdict in Los Angeles Superior Court is the largest of several verdicts against Johnson and Johnson for failure to warn about the risks of talcum powder. Previous verdicts at trial include:
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