The cosmetics industry led by Johnson & Johnson may have betrayed the public trust and adopted asbestos testing methods they knew would not find asbestos
The FDA's point man on cosmetics during the asbestos scare of the 1970s was a former executive from Johnson & Johnson
With the evidence mounting that asbestos in talc and talc itself may cause cancer, more government regulation of the cosmetics industry may be needed
Several credible sources point to Johnson's Baby Powder as a potential source of cancer
The Food and Drug Administration's finding asbestos in Johnson's Baby Powder adds another arrow to a plaintiff's quiver
It would have been a miracle if nearby talc mines escaped asbestos contamination
If communities near asbestos mines are showing increased mesothelioma deaths, why would we not assume adjacent talc mines are also contaminated?
The FDA stands behind its original assessment of its talc asbestos findings
The Big four cosmetics retailers, Walmart, Target, CVS, and Rite Aid, have removed the 22-oz. bottles, lot #22318RB of Johnson's Baby Powder from store shelves nationwide
The FDA finds particles of asbestos in Johnson's Baby Powder supporting the DOJ's criminal investigation into the company's statements
The FDA has found asbestos in them
If talc is present in cancerous mesothelioma tissue, it probably got there from the patient's history of using Johnson's Baby Powder regularly throughout their entire lifetime
Using Johnson's Baby Powder can expose users to accumulated levels of asbestos similar to those of asbestos miners when used as directed
Talc is an organic mineral that can cause long-term irritation in human tissue leading to the development of cancer
Previous cases against Johnson & Johnson have yielded multi-million dollar jury awards
Juries are tending to agree with plaintiffs and their experts that allege that Johnson's Baby Powder contains asbestos that caused their mesothelioma, a sufficiently rare disease
The $40 million jury award against Johnson & Johnson barely puts a dent in the company's overall profitability
Expert witness testimony may carry the day and lead to another multi-million dollar jury award against Johnson & Johnson
Johnson's Baby Powder talc has grabbed the headlines as potentially containing cancer-causing asbestos, but talc and asbestos are also found in women's cosmetics
Johnson's Baby Powder is likely to contain asbestos which can lead to developing a rare form of cancer of the lining of the lungs
Trials and retrials are resuming this week after administrative details surrounding Imreys' bankruptcy were ironed out
Juries are being told that cancer-causing asbestos has been found in the samples of talc they have tested and that Johnson & Johnson has known since 1957
Another jury has found in favor of plaintiffs suing Johnson & Johnson accusing Johnson's Baby Powder of causing lung cancer
The FDA seems to be taking a more active role in testing cosmetics products like Johnson's Baby Powder for the presence of cancer-causing asbestos
If Johnson & Johnson wins half of the cases against them they will still lose more than 6000 times
In 2020, Johnson & Johnson will be defending itself on several fronts, not just baby powder cancer
An Oklahoma judge has found that Johnson & Johnson is mainly responsible for the state's opioid crisis and profited greatly from it
Consumers should not be misled by Johnson & Johnson's deceptive imagery and branding
We should know soon, possibly this week, if the majority of cases against Johnson & Johnson that allege Johnson's Baby Powder caused their ovarian cancer will go forward to trial
The FDA's lax supervision allowed asbestos in Johnson's Baby Powder to go undetected for half a century, maximizing profits for Johnson & Johnson
Mesothelioma is normally associated with causing cancer of the lining in the lungs
The future of the multi-billion dollar cosmetics industry could be on the line this coming week when a Judge renders his decision on the future of talcum powder cancer claims
A judges will determine if thousands of cases will be approved to proceed to trial
Cancer warning labels could have been required by California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) which is tasked with alerting consumers of impending product health risks
Johnson & Johnson has successfully defended the safety of its iconic brand of cosmetics, Johnson's Baby Powder, for the sixth time in the previous 12 months
One by one, witnesses are testifying about the efficacy of their talc testing methods and why they think Johnson's Baby Powder causes cancer
We will soon know if Johnson's Baby Powder will be required to carry a cancer warning label on bottles sold in California
In a first of its kind trial, a separate jury has been selected to determine the amount of damages to be awarded a California woman with baby powder cancer
Johnson & Johnson defense attorneys argue that their talc product is asbestos-free and that the plaintiff's expert witnesses are wrong
If a judge today decides that the evidence against Johnson's Baby Powder in insufficient to proceed to trial, over 12,000 cases could be thrown out with nowhere to turn
There is a cornstarch-based cosmetic for everyone's personal hygiene and beauty needs
There is compelling evidence on both sides as to whether talcum powder causes cancer
The Justice Department suspects the company of lying when defending the safety of its baby powder brand
A radically new way of looking at ovarian cancer may be needed in light of what we now know about talcum powder cancer and how difficult it is to treat the disease
Johnson & Johnson adopted inadequate asbestos testing methods when asbestos concerns were first discovered decades ago
A lack of regulatory oversight encouraged cosmetic companies including Johnson & Johnson to look the other way regarding asbestos testing for decades
There need to be sweeping changes to the FDA's testing methods for asbestos talc used in cosmetics
Race shaming advertising targeting minority women appear to have been business as usual for Johnson & Johnson when they realized their talc supply was contaminated with asbestos
The New York Court of Appeals finding makes the amount of asbestos found in talc more important than its mere presence and could aid in JNJ's appeal efforts
Talc and Asbestos are mixed together when mining
When it comes to the safety of cosmetic products the public just assumes that if a product was not safe it would not be allowed to be sold and that would be a false assumption
Strangely, no punitive damages were awarded
Sharp arguments were made from both sides during the current talcum powder cancer trial
Over 12,000 plaintiffs with cancer have filed claims against Johnson & Johnson and that number could skyrocket if the cosmetics products, in general, are found to contain asbestos
Asbestos.com is one of the leading expert websites on asbestos as well as mesothelioma, the disease it causes
The facts keep piling up that Johnson's Baby Powder contains asbestos that causes cancer and that the company has covered up their knowledge of the facts for decades
Settling lawsuits without admitting guilt is the standard operating procedure for the international health products conglomerate
Those in the organic mineral mining business are well aware that explosions used to unearth talc and asbestos cause cross-contamination
Johnson & Johnson is having difficulty refuting expert witnesses and internal company memos that show they knew their product contained asbestos over 30 years ago
Reuters and the FDA have both sent messages that the handwriting is on the wall and J&J should warn consumers that Johnson's Baby Powder may contain asbestos, a known carcinogen
Health conscious consumers will soon be making the switch from deadly talcum powder to cornstarch-based baby care products
The company may have gotten exactly the decision that they were looking for
The Liquid Separation Method of Asbestos testing can find the proverbial needle in the haystack when searching for smaller quantities of asbestos in talc samples
Some experts have found asbestos in talc and some have not
Johnson & Johnson is currently mired in Baby Powder cancer litigation and could soon be forced to also defend its iconic baby shampoo
It would be a really smart idea to replace your cosmetic products that contain talc with others made from corn starch
Plaintiff attorneys are using legal tactics that aim to force Johnson & Johnson to agree to a mass settlement rather than lose their iconic brand of baby powder altogether
A good place to start would be tightening the current threshold of asbestos that is allowable in cosmetic talc to one percent, ten times stricter than Johnson & Johnson's self-testing currently provides
Asbestos found in Johnson's Baby Powder may be the tip of the iceberg of cosmetic products that cause cancer
The company is trying to combine thousands of plaintiffs into one trial before a federal judge in Delaware
If the FDA had its way Johnson's Baby Powder asbestos would have been exposed years ago but instead the fact has been swept under the rug for decades
Reuters is pulling no punches and publishing information pertaining to the racist nature of Johnson & Johnson advertising
Johnson & Johnson quietly settled 3 cases against them that claimed a life of using Johnson's Baby Powder substantially contributed to their ovarian cancer and mesothelioma
If a mother is advised to keep a product away from their child why would one use it on them in the first place?
Johnson & Johnson considers a dangerously high level of asbestos in their baby powder talc supply to be safe
There is substantial evidence that Johnson's Baby Powder could contain asbestos, a known carcinogenic substance, but proving that one has used the product regularly for an entire lifetime is much more difficult
Another trial is currently underway claiming that Johnson's Baby Powder causes cancer featuring a very unique plaintiff
Scientists have known for years that talc can be poisonous if inhaled or swallowed
Such a move could allow the FDA to force Johnson's Baby Powder to place an asbestos warning label on it or issue an outright recall of the iconic cosmetic product
All that is necessary to file a claim against a product's manufacturer is to be able to show that the product played a "substantial contributing role in causing the disease
There is no greater nightmare than accidentally hurting a child and using Johnson's Baby Powder may have turned those fears into reality
Evidence from a number of different angles is starting to point the blame at the US Food and Drug Administration for failing to more thoroughly regulate the cosmetics industry
Plaintiffs filing mesothelioma lawsuits are having no problem proving Johnson's Baby Powder contains cancer-causing asbestos
The FDA's authority to regulate consumer products may be expanded to include cosmetics
Allegations claiming Johnson's Baby Powder causes ovarian cancer and mesothelioma are gathering steam
Blockbuster news of the US Food and Drug Administration testing and finding asbestos in talc-based cosmetic products alerts women to discontinue using them
Talc is the active ingredient in most cosmetics, not just Johnson's Baby Powder, and is thought by asbestos experts to contain at least trace amounts of the carcinogenic compound
Johnson & Johnson was not exactly forthcoming with the information that the government was investigating their baby powder asbestos problems and only made the information available to shareholders when absolutely required to do so in the company's recently-published company annual report
It is too early to tell for sure but it appears that the first few of what may be an avalanche of dominoes have started to tumble in the form of Johnson's Baby Powder cancer allegations
Imrey's Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the wake of the adverse publicity surrounding its talc production
Johnson's attorneys may desperately spin the talcum powder asbestos findings by highlighting how few people actually develop mesothelioma
The warnings about Johnson's Baby Powder containing asbestos, a known carcinogen, are getting louder and louder
Attorneys for Johnson & Johnson argued that combining 10, 15, 20 or more plaintiffs into one trial is unconstitutional
If it is proven that Johnsons' Baby Powder talc contains asbestos, the world could be in big, big, trouble
Even if Johnson's gets away with paying less for its negligence chances are it will still cost tens of billions to settle the thousands of lawsuits against them
Government health agencies around the world are following Canada's lead and testing talcum powder supplies for the presence of asbestos
Mesothelioma is an insidious condition making breathing increasingly difficult and eventually impossible
Attorneys for Johnson & Johnson and co-defendant Imrey's Inc. will have their hands full with dozens of talcum powder cancer trials this year and perhaps for many years to come
Scientific evidence, or the lack thereof, will be at the core of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder cancer defense in 2019
Johnson & Johnson could be in big financial trouble having lost billions to plaintiffs in jury awards and stock value
Johnson & Johnson is coming under fire from governments, consumers, the media and now their investors over the safety of the iconic Johnson's Baby Powder
Internal company memos from the early 1970s and obtained by the mainstream media indicate that executives at Johnson & Johnson knew that their talc supply contained particles of asbestos
Smartphones and social media websites like Reddit, Facebook, and Twitter have changed the way people are alerted to consumer dangers
The Canadian government has taken action to alert consumers that women and children's health may be at risk when using talcum powder
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) attorneys are confident that the verdict and the $4.69 billion jury award will be overturned
Johnson & Johnson's talc supplier Imreys Inc., has broken ranks and have settled talcum powder asbestos cancer claims before they can go to a jury
Plaintiffs hoping to collect the record-setting $4.69 billion from Johnson & Johnson look to the company's unforgivable and "reprehensible" behavior
The estate of a South Carolina woman claims that Johnson's Baby Powder caused her to die from mesothelioma
A Missouri jury recently awarded 22 plaintiffs $4.69 billion dollars in a case accusing Johnson's Baby Powder of causing their ovarian cancer
The estate of Bertila Boyd-Bostic, a South Carolina woman failed to prove for a second time in as many months that Johnson's Baby Powder contains asbestos that caused her fatal mesothelioma
It is likely that JNJ's targeting of African American women to buy Johnson's Baby Powder will come into question
One would think that a leading organization dealing with cancer would make a greater effort to get to the bottom of the talcum powder-cancer mystery
In spite of a number of jury awards being vacated and new trials being granted on procedural grounds, plaintiffs continue to believe Johnson's Baby Powder causes cancer
Johnson & Johnson has successfully defended Johnson's Baby Powder against claims that it caused a woman's cancer by implying her cancer may have come from other sources
Johnson & Johnson may have known long ago that Johnson's Baby Powder caused cancer
The same country that brought us contaminated drywall and asbestos-laced toys could well be responsible for Johnson & Johnson's contaminated talc supply
Johnson & Johnson and other cosmetic and health-care product companies that use talc are required to screen their supplies for the presence of asbestos
The judge in the latest trial against the world's number one health-care products maker has ended in a mistrial, the jury being unable to come to a decision
At issue is whether or not the talc used in Johnson's Baby Powder contains asbestos or other natural occurring carcinogenic material
New trials are currently in progress or about to start that build on the evidence of previous cases
Two-thirds of the jury found Johnson & Johnson liable for allowing asbestos to contaminate their talc supply
Hundreds of millions of dollars are again at stake in another trial claiming Johnson's Baby Powder causes cancer
With respect to Johnson's Baby Powder, "respirable quartz" may be as great a threat to people's health as asbestos
The evidence that Imerys talc supplies contain asbestos is confirmed by those who study the subject
More and more studies are coming forward indicating talc supplies contain trace amounts of asbestos
Mesothelioma from talc's asbestos contamination may be the cause of thousands of cases of cancer
The following are descriptions of cases that were brought against Johnson & Johnson claiming their iconic Johnson's Baby Powder caused the plaintiff's cancer
Johnson & Johnson has produced an entire website to defend the safety of the talc they use in Johnson's Baby Powder and other cosmetic products
Recent jury awards promise to open a flood of litigation against Johnson and Johnson for the many ways Johnson's Baby Powder causes cancer
Johnson & Johnson is appealing or has had overturned close to one half a billion dollars in punitive damages that had been awarded against them for claims Johnson's Baby Powder caused ovarian cancer
The world is in stunned disbelief that a trusted icon, Johnson's Baby Powder, has turned out to be a deadly cancer-causing killer
Thousands of women plan to sue Johnson & Johnson now that it appears that Johnson's Baby Powder contains asbestos, and can lead to ovarian cancer
Johnson and Johnsons executives were once very concerned that their supply of talc was contaminated with cancer causing asbestos
The word of multi-million dollar jury awards against Johnson's Baby Powder has caught the attention of solicitors in England and throughout the continent or Europe
Consumers using baby powder that contains talc are at an increased risk to develop cancer and are being warned to seek an alternative
If internal company memos are to be believed, Johnson & Johnson has known for a long time that the talc supply used to make Johnson's Baby Powder contains dangerous levels of cancer-causing asbestos
Johnson & Johnson could face a flood of new lawsuits in addition to the thousands already on the books when people start to realize Johnson's Baby Powder may have caused their ovarian or lung cancer
Decades of slick marketing deceived the world that Johnson's Baby Powder was safe
With nearly 10,000 lawsuits waiting in the wings, Johnson & Johnson talc supplier Imerys has elected to settle rather than fight lawsuits linking baby powder to various forms of cancer
If one reads the internal company memos from the early 1970's, it is hard not to draw the conclusion decision makers at Johnson and Johnson were aware that Johnson's Baby Powder was contaminated with asbestos
Jurors requested the judge to order Johnson & Johnson to put a cancer warning on bottles of Johnson's Baby Powder
In the wake of lawsuits and scientific studies pointing to talc containing asbestos, competing baby powder products now carry cancer warning labels
Women suing Johnson and Johnson for causing their ovarian cancer can now point to asbestos being a contributing factor causing their ovarian cancer as well
A jury in Johnson & Johnson home state of New Jersey rules that Johnsons Baby Powder contains asbestos and led to mesothelioma
Mesothelioma and Ovarian Cancer are two diseases now linked to Johnson & Johnsons Baby Powder by successful lawsuits
A New Jersey Jury has found that Johnson & Johnsons Baby Powder contains cancer-causing asbestos and ordered the company to pay a New Jersey man $80 million
Juries in the United State have awarded hundreds of millions of dollars in punitive damages to plaintiffs claiming baby powder causes cancer
The evidence of an ovarian cancer talcum powder link adds up as more and more scientific studies become available
Recently unsealed company documents reinforce plaintiff's talcum powder/cancer allegations
Juries have made it clear that failing to warn the American public of the potential health risks of cosmetic products containing talc will not be tolerated
Litigators for plaintiffs with ovarian cancer claim there may be asbestos, a known carcinogenic in bottles of Johnson's Baby Powder
A Los Angeles woman with ovarian cancer has been awarded $400 million in her Johnson's Baby Powder lawsuit
Johnson and Johnson continues to ignore lawsuit hundreds of millions of dollars in losses and yet refuse to properly label their baby powder products
Johnson and Johnson guilty of putting profits ahead of the health and safety of the public
Court case now underway in St Louis will seek compensatory and punitive damages for the three plaintiffs in this consolidate
Ovarian cancer after using talcum powder for feminine hygiene should never have happened, yet hundreds of thousands have suffered
Many have expressed concern regarding the Mistrial in the 6th Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial. Not to worry, All is alive and well in St. Louis!
Women and families that have suffered due to ovarian cancer stemming from talcum powder use for hygiene should fight back, and we can help.
Organizations have warned of an increased risk of ovarian cancer from using talcum powder for feminine hygiene for years.
Recent $110 million talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit brings total to over $300 million
Lawsuits over the increased risk of ovarian cancer from using talcum powder for feminine hygiene continue and Onder Law is dedicated to fight for women and families who have suffered.
The FDA announced it will open a new investigation into much of the evidence presented by plaintiffs that have filed Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits.
The joint agenda for the talcum powder lawsuit MDL was filed on February 17.
Both sides of talcum powder attorneys were involved in a status conference that took place today.
The company that is facing thousands of talcum powder lawsuits have hired a new defense firm to represent the company in their latest court trial.
The direct filing of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits is now allowed before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey where the MDL is consolidated.
A baby powder attorney representing the plaintiff in the claim fell ill on the first day of proceedings, delaying the trial.
The new Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder lawsuit, filed on February 6, alleges the health care company did not properly warn the plaintiff of studies linking their product to ovarian cancer.
The fourth talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit trial to take place before the City of St. Louis Circuit Court will begin on February 6.
A judicial order concerning the fate of a number of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits pending in Missouri ordered them to remain in the state.
The European Journal of Cancer Prevention has released a new study related to Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits that found the company's cosmetic boosts ovarian cancer risk.
A talcum powder lawsuit alleging negligence on the party of Johnson & Johnson was filed in Louisiana.
The latest update from the JPML puts the total number of talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits in the MDL at 99.
A Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit from Tennessee has joined the MDL proceedings in New Jersey.
According to a report released in mid-DEcember, there are currently more than 80 talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits currently pending in the New Jersey MDL.
Plaintiffs that have filed Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits claim the company misled women with targeted marketing that increased their risk for ovarian cancer.
The fourth talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit to be heard before the City of St. Louis Circuit Court will begin in less than a month.
The Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits were consolidated in October and are now progressing through the MDL process.
The talcum powder lawsuit court where three trials were won by plaintiffs this year is garnering a lot of attention following the trio of resolutions.
A Texas man whose wife died of ovarian cancer has filed a Johnson & Johnson talcum powder cancer lawsuit against the healthcare company.
There will be a science day in the Johnson & Johnson's baby powder cancer lawsuit MDL during which scientific evidence relevant to the proceedings will be presented before the court.
A married couple have filed a talcum powder lawsuit claiming the company’s failure to warn consumers led to the wife’s contraction of ovarian cancer.
A number of the Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawyers involved with the MDL related to the lawsuits have been named to an array of leadership roles within the multidistrict litigation.
The MDL created to consolidate federal Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits has grown to more than 60 claims following an October transfer.
More than a dozen women in Ireland are looking to file talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson.
A husband filed a Johnson & Johnson's baby powder cancer lawsuit recently in Georgia on behalf of his deceased wife.
A woman in West Virginia has filed a talcum powder lawsuit on behalf of her mother who passed away from ovarian cancer in March.
Four Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits were filed by women from Oregon and Washington state who claim the company knew their product held ties to ovarian cancer and did't warn consumers.
The health care company, which faces more than 2,000 baby powder cancer lawsuits, is hoping that a speedy bellwether process in multidistrict litigation will help disprove more than 20 medical studies suggesting a connection between talcum powder and ovarian cancer.
A woman in Georgia filed a talcum powder cancer lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson claiming the company contributed to her 2015 ovarian cancer diagnosis.
The first status conference will take place on Thursday regarding talcum powder lawsuits consolidated in multidistrict litigation.
The health care giant remains dedicated to the belief that the talcum powder lawsuits filed against the company have no merit.
Two expert witnesses were dismissed after their testimony regarding a talcum powder lawsuit was deemed inadmissible by a New Jersey judge.
In the face of more than 2,000 talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits nationwide and a series of multi-million dollar court losses, Johnson & Johnson is attempting to force a change of venue via the Missouri Court of Appeals.
Nearly $200 million has been awarded to plaintiffs who took their talcum powder cancer lawsuits to trial in 2016.
The number of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder ovarian cancer lawsuits currently pending in the country has risen to more than 1,700 claims overall.
A St. Louis jury ruled in favor of a plaintiff who brought a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit to trial against Johnson & Johnson, awarding her upwards of $70 million.
The first conference in the newly created Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits MDL will take place on November 17.
The son of a woman who died of ovarian cancer after using talcum powder for more than 40 years has filed a talcum powder lawsuit on her behalf.
The judge presiding over the third Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit trial of the year denied the defendant's request for a mistrial a week into the proceedings.
The mother of a woman who died from ovarian cancer has filed a Johnson & Johnson's baby powder cancer lawsuit on behalf of her daughter.
A new Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit was filed in Minnesota alleging the health care company marketed their talcum powder products while aware of their cancer causing properties.
The beginning of the third talcum powder ovarian cancer trial in St. Louis this year began with statements from both sides outlining their arguments to be made over the course of the proceedings.
The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has consolidated the 11 actions in a Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits motion to transfer before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
A new Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit, in which the daughter of a woman who died from cancer claims the disease stemmed from her mother's talcum powder use, has been filed in South Dakota.
The case list documenting talcum powder lawsuits in New Jersey confirms 224 claims currently filed in multicounty litigation.
The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation is set to hold a hearing session tomorrow that will determinine the fate of a number of motions to transfer before the panel, including one filed on behalf of nationwide talcum powder lawsuits.
A woman who claims her decades-long use of Johnson & Johnson's talc products led to her ovarian cancer diagnosis filed a baby powder lawsuit claiming the company failed to warn her of potential risks.
The motion to transfer talcum powder lawsuits into an MDL will be heard before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation next week.
The latest Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit will be heard before the City of St. Louis Circuit Court, the third of its kind this year.
The City of St. Louis Circuit Court determined that Johnson & Johnson's complaints concerning the $55 million judgment made in favor of a plaintiff who filed a baby powder cancer lawsuit against the company were unfounded and upheld the verdict.
A Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit filed recently in Louisiana accuses the health care company of failing to warn its consumers of the cancer risk associated with its cosmetic, as well as makes the suggestion that the nationwide litigation be combined into a class-action lawsuit.
Rio Tinto Materials Inc. is the latest mining company to be named as a defendant in a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit.
In a big win for Johnson & Johnson, a New Jersey judge dismissed a pair of talcum powder lawsuits set for October trials after questioning the validity of expert testimony on their behalf.
Pennsylvania woman's baby powder cancer lawsuit claims she was just 24 when diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and believes it could have been prevented with better warnings issued by Johnson & Johnson concerning their talcum powder products.
A woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer has filed a talcum powder lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson for allegedly failing to warn her of the cosmetic's medically researched cancerous properties.
A new Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit was filed in North Texas by the mother of a woman who passed away from the disease at the age of 43.
11 Talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits from around the country are included in a motion to transfer filed before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.
A new Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit, submitted by the husband of a woman who died from ovarian cancer allegedly caused by the cosmetic, was filed on August 16 before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
Johnson & Johnson filed a response in support of a plaintiff's motion to transfer talcum powder cancer lawsuits into multidistrict litigation, though noted their preference for the claims to be filed before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
On September 20, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will hear the arguments pertaining to an MDL motion to transfer request was originally filed by a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit plaintiff in July.
Plaintiffs from three talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits filed a supportive response to a July motion to transfer talc litigation into an MDL, though preferred Georgia to host the proceedings instead of the original proposed location of Illinois.
A plaintiff in California who filed a personal talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit just over a week ago recently submitted a response opposing the motion to transfer federal claims into multidistrict litigation.
As recent Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits continue to pile up in courts around the country, the line for those hoping to successfully file their own has shown precipitous growth.
The first talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson in August, 2016 was filed by a man on behalf of his mother who passed away almost exactly a year ago.
The plaintiff who included 11 talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits in a motion to transfer filed before the JPML requested the lawsuits be transferred to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, far away from Johnson & Johnson's corporate headquarters in New Jersey.
Johnson & Johnson's baby powder cancer lawsuits claim that the health care company knowingly used taglines and additional product messaging to encourage consumers to use their baby powder daily and in a fashion that could increase their risk of contracting ovarian cancer.
A married couple in Missouri filed a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, believing the company contributed to the wife contracting ovarian cancer at the age of 47.
A plaintiff who filed a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson recently filed a motion to transfer cases nationwide into multidistrict litigation before a single federal judge.
Documents filed by Johnson & Johnson's baby powder attorneys establish that safe cornstarch-based alternatives to talcum powder have existed on the market for decades.
After at least five Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits were filed in California in June, the latest claim was reportedly submitted before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on July 8.
A woman who contracted ovarian cancer in 2008 is filed a Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit in Mississippi at the beginning of the month.
The observational nature of talcum powder cancer research studies have caused their significance to become a point of contention thus far in Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit litigation.
Johnson & Johnson's talc suppliers used warning labels as early as 2006 on their shipments, and talcum powder cancer lawsuits claim Johnson & Johnson negligently decided against using their own warning labels when selling their talc products to the public.
A man filed a Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder cancer lawsuit on behalf of his wife who succumbed to uterine cancer in June of 2014.
A new Johnson & Johnson's baby powder ovarian cancer lawsuit trial has been scheduled to take place before the City of St. Louis Circuit Court in February 2017.
Four new Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits were filed before the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County in mid-late June.
A number of British cancer charities have responded to the Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits, with agreement across the board that women should avoid using the popular cosmetic because of ovarian cancer concerns.
The amount of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits in New Jersey is likely to break 200 by summer's end, with 175 currently filed.
Johnson & Johnson's baby powder attorney Ted Meadows claims that the medical evidence linking ovarian cancer to talcum powder is strong enough to warrant a recall of all J&J powder products.
A plaintiff that filed Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit is battling J&J over their granted request for a dismissal.
Countries worldwide have reacted in a variety of ways to the increased media attention Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits have been garnering in recent months.
A Johnson & Johnson's baby powder cancer lawsuit in Missouri was removed by the defendants to the Eastern District of Missouri Federal Court on May 20.
Talcum powder attorneys representing eight women have filed a class-action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over negligence concerning their baby powder products.
A new study related to claims made in Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuits found that African American women are more likely to contract ovarian cancer as a result of using talcum powder than women of the same race who did not use the substance.
Four women filed a Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit in California on June 1 blaming the health care company for their ovarian cancer after not adequately warning them of the product's medically researched carcinogenic links.
A number of talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit plaintiffs have already passed away from the disease and are being represented by their estates.
More than a dozen have filed a baby powder cancer lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company was responsible for their contractions of ovarian cancer allegedly caused by the company's talcum powder products.
Dozens of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder cancer lawsuits have poured into New Jersey multicounty litigation in 2016, pushing the current total to 148.
Healthcare Company Johnson & Johnson continues to dismiss mounting evidence in talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits that their baby powder products have shown a strong correlation with an increased risk for contracting ovarian cancer.
After a pair of talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit awards netting plaintiffs a total of $127 million, the possibility of Johnson & Johnson electing to resolve the litigation with a lump sum settlement comes into view for many following the proceedings.
After the first talcum powder cancer lawsuit trial before the City of St. Louis Circuit Court was selected by attorneys representing plaintiffs fetched their side $72 million, a second selected by the defense again went in favor of the claimant to the tune of $55 million.
The second Johnson & Johnson's baby powder ovarian cancer lawsuit to stand trial before the City of St. Louis Circuit Court was awarded $55 million in damages by the jury, the second eight-figure sum given to a talcum powder plaintiff in 2016.
Plaintiffs filing Johnson & Johnson's baby powder cancer lawsuits against the health care giant claim that the company was aware of the connection between ovarian cancer and talcum powder as early as the 1990's.
The healthcare giant announced it will begin to focus on organic, premium products after many of its baby products have taken a hit, in part because of the more than 1,000 talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits currently pending around the country.
The Foundation For Consumers called for warning labels to be affixed to all Johnson & Johnson baby powder products following the $72 million award won by a plaintiff in February who filed a talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit against the health care company.
Nearing the end of its second week, presentations from the plaintiff and the defense continues in the second Johnson & Johnson's baby powder ovarian cancer lawsuit to be heard before the City of St. Louis Circuit Court.
A new Johnson & Johnson's baby powder ovarian cancer lawsuit was filed in California accusing the health care company of fraud, breach of implied warranty and a number of other claims revolving around their talcum powder products.
With more than 1,000 Johnson & Johnson's baby powder ovarian cancer lawsuits currently pending nationwide, the interest for alternatives has grown as the company's talcum powder products are falling out of favor with consumers.
The most recent talcum powder cancer lawsuit to reach trial will be webcast in its entirety from the City of St. Louis Circuit Court on the Courtroom View Network.
The second Johnson & Johnson baby powder lawsuit to be heard before the City of St. Louis Circuit Court will begin today, following the first trial that resulted in a $72 million award for the plaintiff in February.
Internal documents presented as evidence by baby powder ovarian cancer attorneys representing the plaintiffs demonstrated the health care company marketed their talcum powder products towards African-Americans and Hispanics after they knew of medical research supporting an ovarian cancer risk.
The plaintiff in the first baby powder ovarian cancer lawsuit taken to court turned down a $1.3 million settlement offer from the health care company before the trial began because she claimed the defendants insisted she agree to a gag order.
Johnson & Johnson, which has been fighting a handful of legal battles over defective products, is looking at a new stain on its public image in the wake of more than 1,000 talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits filed against the company.
In reaction to the recent baby powder ovarian cancer lawsuit that awarded $72 million to the plaintiffs bringing charges against Johnson & Johnson, Qatar has temporarily banned the company's talcum powder products and ordered them pulled off shelves.
In the wake of the first talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit to be awarded damages in trial, the Indian Food and Drug Administration has announced it will begin to sample Johnson & Johnson baby powder products to assess a possible link to ovarian cancer.
The $72 million talcum powder ovarian cancer judgment handed down by a St. Louis jury has sparked TV news segments around the country covering the baby powder lawsuits.
When a St. Louis jury announced $72 million in damages to resolve a baby powder ovarian cancer lawsuit, women around the nation paid attention; now, baby powder users everywhere are on alert for the symptoms of ovarian cancer from talcum powder.
A new study has discovered menopause may play a central role in invalidating research presented by Johnson & Johnson in talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuits nationwide.
Attorneys representing the victorious plaintiff at the heart of recent talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit news presented internal Johnson & Johnson documents during the trial with that proved the company marketed their talcum powder products with the knowledge that they had a causal link to an increased risk of ovarian cancer.
The jury presiding over the St. Louis trial hit Johnson & Johnson with a giant talcum powder lawsuit settlement penalty in reaction to evidence, proving the company intentionally deceived women by withholding information linking talcum powder to ovarian cancer.
20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, and approximately 1,500 of those cases originate from talcum powder use. This week’s landmark talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit judgement, requiring Johnson & Johnson to pay a $72 million talcum powder settlement, brings new awareness to a silent and deadly risk.
A jury in City of St. Louis Circuit Court hands down a huge talcum powder lawsuit settlement after finding Johnson & Johnson had been aware of the talc-cancer connection for decades but chose not to warn consumers.
The family of plaintiff Jacqueline Fox, represented by The Onder Law Firm, was awarded a $72 million talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit verdict against Johnson & Johnson following a City of St. Louis Circuit Court trial.
A favorable talcum powder lawsuit verdict and more than $70 million in damages were awarded to the plaintiff in the first talcum powder trial heard before the City of St. Louis Circuit Court, which was widely considered a bellwether for more than 1,000 lawsuits with similar claims.
The legal news publisher Harris Martin, which posts a number of talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit news stories on its website, announced that it will hold a talcum powder conference in Charleston, South Carolina on May 17.
The first New Jersey multicounty litigation status conference that was previewed in talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit news took place on January 13.
Potential plaintiffs following talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit news will likely take note of the growing number of actions transferred into multicounty litigation in New Jersey, which has risen by 27 since its November consolidation.
The medical journal Anticancer Research continues to pop up in talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit news for its mention of a 33 percent increased risk for ovarian cancer for women who regularly used talcum powder.
In recent talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit news, the law firm representing the first plaintiff scheduled to stand trial against Johnson & Johnson over talcum powder cancer allegations reported that their client passed away from ovarian cancer on October 6.
The medical journal Cancer Prevention Research made talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit news when it probed more than 8,000 cases to investigate the link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer and found significant data suggesting the two are linked.
The British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology supplied content for early talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit news when it first reported a connection between talcum powder and an increased risk in ovarian cancer in a 1971 study that found talc in 10 of 13 ovarian tumors examined.
Recent talcum powder cancer lawsuit news hasn't heavily featured a 1982 study that found a considerable link between talcum powder and an increased risk in the contraction of ovarian cancer.
The federal agency lists data and surveys conducted into the link between talc and asbestos, as well as consumer information about the substance to compliment talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit news stories about the substance.
More talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit news will be coming soon as lawyers representing both plaintiffs and defendants in the multicounty litigation will meet with the court next month for the first status conference since the cases were transferred on November 25.
The New Jersey Supreme Court made talcum powder lawsuit news in ruling to consolidate 103 talcum powder lawsuits in New Jersey before a single state judge.
An International Journal of Cancer article discovered that talcum powder may increase the risk of ovarian cancer up to 10 percent.
The medical journal Anticancer Research published an article in 2003 claiming that confirmed a 33 percent increased risk of ovarian cancer following routine use of the product by women.
The 2010 talcum powder research looked into possible connections between routine genital use of talcum powder and ovarian cancer, finding a 21 percent increase in risk for ovarian cancer for postmenopausal women who used the product regularly.
A pair of lawsuits claiming a link between talcum powder and the plaintiffs' development of ovarian cancer have been transferred to federal court after a May 20 filing of a notice for removal by the defendants.
A study published in the 2008 International Journal of Cancer found inconclusive links between talcum powder and the inflammation that some have believed causes the ovarian cancer that has been connected to the regular use of the powder.
The cancer research wing of the World Health Organization upgraded its classification of talc's carcinogenic probability in light of consistent research study patterns leaning toward a correlation between the substance and ovarian cancer.
Three lawsuits that had been removed to a federal court at defendant Johnson & Johnson's request were sent back to state courts by the federal judges overseeing the Missouri U.S. District Court to which the cases had been removed.
A Harvard epidemiologist claims that his studies have demonstrated that talcum powder may lead to as many as 10,000 cases of ovarian cancer each year.
A 24-year study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute finds both small and insignificant correlations between talcum use and ovarian cancer.
The Administrative Office of the New Jersey Courts posted a notice seeking comment from the New Jersey bar as to the motion to transfer talcum powder lawsuits pending against Johnson & Johnson into multicounty litigation.
A Johnson & Johnson's baby powder lawsuit filed recently in Louisiana accuses the health care company of failing to warn its consumers of the cancer risk associated with its cosmetic, as well as makes the suggestion that the nationwide litigation be combined into a class-action lawsuit.
A number of attorney groups held a private meeting to coordinate efforts in the talcum powder proceedings taking place in St. Louis.
The first plaintiff was selected to go to trial against Johnson & Johnson regarding the claims that the company's talcum powder products contributed to her contraction of ovarian cancer.
The Southern District of Illinois federal court found that it held no personal jurisdiction over defendant Imerys Talc America, Inc. and granted its motion for dismissal from litigation centered on the alleged increase risk of ovarian cancer posed by talcum powder products.
Studies and research conducted since the 1970s have routinely found a link between the regular use of talcum powder and an increased risk in contracting ovarian cancer.
The pharmaceutical company facing more than 100 lawsuits in New Jersey may change their motion to centralize talcum powder lawsuits that name them as defendants from the Atlantic City Superior Court they originally requested in the light of the plaintiffs agreement to pursue multicounty litigation, though at a different court.
The number of talcum powder lawsuits filed nationwide has topped 700, with new cases expected in the coming months.
Plaintiffs involved in the New Jersey talcum powder lawsuits agreed to the multicounty litigation transfer request filed by defendant Johnson & Johnson, though preferred a different court to house the litigation.
Research conducted by the NGO Environmental Working Group has led to their call to ban the use of talc in children's toys, a position that has been supported by a number of U.S. senators.
The St. Louis talcum powder lawsuits progressed towards a possible trial as a status conference hearing took place on July 14.
Attorneys representing 50 plaintiffs in lawsuits alleging a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer will meet before a judge to determine which lawsuits will need to proceed beyond July 14 and which can be resolved beforehand.
Talcum powder manufacturer Colgate-Palmolive was ordered to pay more than $12 million to a plaintiff who accused the company of contributing to her contraction of mesothelioma with its talcum powder products.
More than 100 lawsuits filed against talcum powder manufacturers claiming a link between the product and ovarian cancer have been brought before a New Jersey state court in hopes of being centralized for multi-county litigation.
U.S. District Judge Troy L. Nunley dismissed a lawsuit seeking damages for plaintiffs who felt Johnson & Johnson withheld information from them about a link between ovarian cancer and talcum powder.
A special master has been appointed to help expedite proceedings related to lawsuits alleging a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer in Missouri.