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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

More than 14,000 women lose their lives to ovarian cancer in the United States each year. By raising awareness and increasing education about this terrible disease and what causes it, we can all do our part to help prevent new cases from occurring in the future. What are the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer? Approximately 21,000 new cases of ovarian...

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Johnson & Johnson Will Finally Stop Selling Talc-Based Baby Powder in U.S.

Johnson & Johnson has announced that it will finally stop selling its talc-based Baby Powder in the U.S  and Canada after thousands of lawsuits claimed that the product causes ovarian cancer. The company faces more than 19,000 lawsuits from cancer patients and their survivors claiming its talc was contaminated with asbestos, a known carcinogen, and that the company knew...

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$4.7 Billion Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

On July 12, 2018, a St. Louis jury awarded a $4.7 billion verdict to 22 women who say Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products gave them ovarian cancer. The women accused the company of failing to warn them about the cancer risks associated with its popular baby powders. The jury award includes $550 million in compensatory damages and $4.14 billion in...

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$4.69 Billion Verdict for Johnson & Johnson In Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson was hit with a multi-billion dollar talcum powder verdict on Thursday, one that marked one of the largest product liability verdicts in the nation’s history. The company was ordered to pay $4.69 billion to 22 women and their families, who claimed asbestos in their products caused them to develop ovarian cancer. Most of the women in...

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There Are Still Products On The Market Containing Asbestos

Products Still On The Market Containing Asbestos It has been common knowledge for years now that asbestos can directly cause numerous cancers, such as cancers of the lung, larynx, and ovaries, as well as mesothelioma. Because of that, it’s easy to assume that the substance is banned and not allowed for any type of use in the United States....

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Did Johnson & Johnson Really Know About Talc Decades Ago?

Recent trials have revealed that Johnson & Johnson long knew about the link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. Newly released documents from a current trial in St. Louis, Missouri, suggest that the pharmaceutical giant also knew that the talc it used in its baby and body powder products contained asbestos, a known carcinogen. The team representing 50-plus women...

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Johnson & Johnson Reeling After $417 Million Verdict In California

Johnson & Johnson Reeling After $417 Million Verdict In California The first court case in California against Johnson & Johnson for its talc products associated with ovarian cancer resulted in a massive payout against the pharmaceutical giant. The four-week trial resulted in the Los Angeles jury siding with Eva Echeverria, a 63-year-old woman with terminal ovarian cancer who claimed...

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Johnson & Johnson Hit Again With A $110 Million Verdict

Johnson & Johnson Hit Again With A $110 Million Verdict Another week, another verdict against Johnson & Johnson for its talc-based products and their link to ovarian cancer. This week a St. Louis, Missouri, jury awarded $110.5 million to a Virginia woman who sued Johnson & Johnson, along with its talc supplier Imerys Talc, claiming she developed ovarian cancer...

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Johnson & Johnson Takes Third Loss in Latest Ovarian Cancer Trial

Johnson & Johnson Takes Third Loss in Latest Ovarian Cancer Trial Johnson & Johnson has now lost three court cases in a row regarding its talcum powder products and their link to ovarian cancer. Today a St. Louis jury awarded $70 million to 63-year-old Deborah Giannecchini, who claims her ovarian cancer was caused by her use of Johnson &...

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Pharmaceutical Giant Receives Second Loss in One Week

Johnson & Johnson received its second straight trial loss this week as jurors once again found the company liable for a woman who used the company’s baby powder for decades and developed ovarian cancer. After the three-week trial in a Missouri court, the pharmaceutical company was ordered to pay Sioux Falls resident Gloria Ristesund $55 million. Jurors deliberated for...

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