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US Agencies Investigate Johnson & Johnson Over Carcinogenic Asbestos In Baby Powder

J&J knew about the asbestos contamination on its baby powder line but failed to notify the public and regulators. The company is facing another bout of inquiry from the U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission.

Public Health February 25, 2019

Jury Orders J&J To Pay $26 Million Of Damages In Another Talcum Powder Cancer Case

Johnson & Johnson is set to pay almost $26 million after a jury ruled in a talcum powder case. The complainant is diagnosed with mesothelioma, a deadly form of cancer that affects the lungs, heart, and stomach.

Public Health May 26, 2018

Judge Tosses $417 Million Talcum Powder Case Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson

A judge in Los Angeles has thrown out a $417 million 'talcum powder' case verdict against Johnson & Johnson. Previously, Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay the sum to a woman who claimed she got ovarian cancer from the company's baby powder product.

Public Health October 21, 2017

Woman Who Blames Baby Powder For Her Ovarian Cancer Wins Lawsuit: Should You Stop Using Talcum Powder?

Johnson & Johnson has lost another lawsuit connected to its cosmetic powders but the company continues to defend its products. Is it time to throw out talc-based products?

Public Health May 6, 2017

Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay More Than $110 Million In Baby Powder, Shower To Shower Powder Cancer Case

Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay more than $110 million to a woman who claimed to have developed ovarian cancer after using the company's talc-based products for many years. What do studies say about the talcum powder and ovarian cancer link?

Public Health May 5, 2017

Jury Awards $70 Million To Ovarian Cancer Patient In Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Lawsuit

A jury has awarded a California woman more than $70 million in a lawsuit that claims the use of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her ovarian cancer. About 2,000 women have already filed similar suits that question the safety of the talcum powder.

Public Health October 28, 2016

More Cancer-Related Talcum Powder Lawsuits Filed Against Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson is facing a new lawsuit from a woman in California who claims the company's talcum powder has given her ovarian cancer. The company argues there is no scientific evidence to support the link.

Public Health September 27, 2016

Johnson & Johnson Faces More than 1,000 Lawsuits Over Talcum Powder

Johnson & Johnson is facing about 1,200 lawsuits accusing it of ignoring studies that link its baby powder to ovarian cancer. The cases highlight the talc and ovarian cancer link - and how the company allegedly failed to warn consumers.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 4, 2016

Jury Orders Johnson & Johnson To Pay $55 Million Over Talc-Based Powder Linked To Ovarian Cancer

Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay damages to a South Dakota woman who developed ovarian cancer after decades of using the company's talc powder products. The company faces 1,200 other similar lawsuits.

Public Health May 2, 2016

Women Who Use Genital Talc At Increased Risk Of Ovarian Cancer: Study

Genital talc may increase the risk of ovarian cancer, a new study has found. Although the risk depends on a variety of factors, researchers were able to find an association between talc and ovarian cancer risk.

Life March 5, 2016

Johnson & Johnson Lawsuit: Can Talcum Powder Cause Cancer?

Johnson & Johnson is in hot water after its baby products were linked to cancer.

Life February 26, 2016

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