J&J Talc recalled after FDA finds Asbestos
(Nov. 19, 2019) Johnson & Johnson recalled some of its talcum powder products last month after the FDA found asbestos in J&J talc powder. The FDA said that it found "sub-trace" levels of asbestos
Jury awards $12M In Talc Suit against J&J, Colgate
(June 13, 2019) – A California jury ruled yesterday that asbestos in Johnson & Johnson and Colgate Palmolive's talcum powder products likely caused a woman’s cancer. The jury awarded the dying woman $12 million.
J & J settles 3 More Talc-Mesothelioma Lawsuits
(April 25, 2019) Johnson & Johnson settled three more talcum powder-mesothelioma lawsuits this week.  All three cases were in the midst of trials brought by women who claimed they were exposed to asbestos while
Talcum-Mesothelioma Verdict $29 Million against Johnson & Johnson
(March 19, 2019)  A California jury awarded a woman a talcum powder-mesothelioma verdict  of $29 million against Johnson & Johnson on March 13.  The woman sued J&J over asbestos contained in the company’s baby
J&J ordered to pay $4.7 Billion for Talc Powder Cancer
(July 12, 2018)  J&J was ordered to pay 22 women nearly $4.7 billion for   cancer they developed after using J&J talcum powder.  The women had all used Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and/or J&J's
J&J Talc Supplier agrees to Settle Lawsuits
(June 14, 2018)  A J&J talc supplier has agreed to pay at least $5 million to settle 22 ovarian cancer law suits, Reuters reported last week.  Imerys Talc America supplied Johnson & Johnson with talc
J&J Talc Trial for 22 Women
( June 8, 2018)  A J&J talc trial for 22 women began last week in St. Louis.  Six of the women plaintiffs have died of ovarian cancer.  The 16 still alive also have ovarian
California Jury Awards $22 Million in Talc Asbestos Trial
A California jury has awarded $22 million in a talc asbestos trial.  The award went to the estate of a man exposed to paint contaminated with asbestos.  The jury award also broadens the liability
Sixth Talcum Powder Trial set in Missouri
A Missouri court will convene its sixth talcum powder trial on October 16, 2017. A September 18 hearing in the 22nd Circuit Court for St. Louis set the date. The wrongful death lawsuit filed was
Johnson & Johnson loses $417 Million Talc Cancer Verdict
A Los Angeles jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a California woman $417 million this week, for failing to warn her that its talc products are cancerous. On August 21, 2017, the Los Angeles
First Multi-Plaintiff Talc Cancer Trial underway in Missouri
The first multi-plaintiff talc cancer trial is underway. A Missouri state court jury in St. Louis heard opening statements June 9, 2017 in a trial involving claims from the families of three dead women. All
Johnson & Johnson loses $110 Million Talc Powder Verdict
Johnson & Johnson just lost another huge verdict over its talc products. On May 4, 2017, a jury ordered J&J to pay a Virginia woman more than $110 million for failing to warn her
Talc causes Ovarian Cancer, says Expert
An expert witness for the plaintiff testified Feb. 15, 2016 that talc causes ovarian cancer. Washington University's Dr. Graham Colditz was on the witness stand all day at the fourth Johnson & Johnson talcum
Talc Lobbyists derailed Carcinogen Classification
Talcum powder makers like Johnson & Johnson lobbied to “derail” efforts to classify talcum powder as a carcinogen. That’s what a Missouri jury heard Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at a talcum powder ovarian cancer
Talc Powder causes Cancer, says Jury
Talc powder causes cancer, said a jury in St. Louis on October 27, 2016. The jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a California woman more than $70 million, after ruling that Johnson's baby