Talcum Powder

California Jury Deadlocked In Latest Talc-Mesothelioma Trial

A panel of California jurors judging the merit of allegations that Johnson & Johnson sold asbestos-contaminated talcum powder have failed to reach a verdict, Salon reports. Mistrial Declared In Major Talcum Powder Case On October 6, 2018, a mistrial was entered in the case of Carolyn Weirick, who accused Johnson & Johnson of failing to [...]

By |2020-09-24T19:51:18-04:00October 9th, 2018|Talcum Powder|0 Comments

St. Louis Jury Awards $4.7B In Talc-Asbestos Ovarian Cancer Trial

World healthcare giant Johnson and Johnson was dealt a massive blow on Thursday, July 12, 2018, when a St. Louis jury ordered the company to pay 22 women nearly $4.7 billion in compensation, the Washington Post reports. A Turning Point In The J&J Talcum Powder Litigation The verdict, rendered after 7 hours of jury deliberation, [...]

By |2018-07-18T12:57:25-04:00July 18th, 2018|Talcum Powder|0 Comments

California Couple Wins $26M In J&J Talc-Asbestos Trial

On May 24, 2018, a California jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay nearly $26 million in compensation to a couple who says the company's talc-based powders contain trace amounts of asbestos. Jury Awards $25.75M To Mesothelioma Patient Joanne Anderson was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma; asbestos exposure is the only known cause. At trial, Anderson [...]

By |2018-06-19T10:33:09-04:00June 19th, 2018|Talcum Powder|0 Comments

J&J Loses $117M Talcum Powder Asbestos Trial In New Jersey

Johnson & Johnson and its main talc supplier, Imerys Talc, have been ordered to pay $117 million in compensation to a man who says he developed mesothelioma after years of using talcum powder, Reuters reports. The judgment comes in the second trial to consider allegations that Johnson & Johnson-branded baby powders contain asbestos, a naturally-occurring [...]

By |2020-09-24T21:23:56-04:00April 17th, 2018|Talcum Powder|0 Comments