A Superior Court jury in Oakland found the world's largest health care company mainly liable for Teresa Leavitt's mesothelioma. The verdict said that the baby powder was a "substantial contributing factor" in her illness. … [Read more...] about Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $29 Million in Baby Powder Cancer Case, Jury Says
Baby powder and cancer risk
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But Johnson & Johnson said in its statement that the trial was "a fundamentally unfair process," noting most of the women were not from Missouri, where the testimonies were heard. The company added that the verdict "which awarded the exact same amounts to all plaintiffs irrespective of their individual facts, and differences in applicable law, reflects that the evidence in the case was simply overwhelmed by the prejudice of this type of proceeding." … [Read more...] about Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.69 billion to women who say baby powder gave them cancer
Lawsuits like these place companies in tough positions. Failure to warn claims involve balancing. The judge who presided over Ms. Berg’s case advised the jurors that they must consider both the likelihood and gravity of an ovarian cancer diagnosis caused by baby powder usage and the costs to Johnson & Johnson of including a new warning. But even in recent talc cases in which plaintiffs have been awarded damages for their claims, the jury is still out on the link between talc exposure and ovarian cancer. … [Read more...] about Consumer Protection: Let’s Talc About Baby Powder
Meanwhile, Soren Threadgill of Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit blaming the entire talc supply chain, from a talc mining company to retailers, for making and selling the product that he says caused aggressive ovarian cancer that killed his wife, Eva Marie, in 2012. Eva Marie used Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for 25 years before her cancer diagnosis in 1998. Threadgill wants to put San Jose-based talc mining company Imerys Talc America, the supermarket chain Gelson’s and Rite Aid Corp on trial for her death alongside Johnson & Johnson. … [Read more...] about New Cases Continue to Blame Johnson & Johnson for Cancer Deaths