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Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit Reaches Missouri Supreme Court

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Johnson & Johnson successfully appealed to bring a case to the Missouri Supreme Court to determine the proper venue for talcum powder lawsuits, according to Missourinet. For several years, talcum powder lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson have been litigated in St. Louis City Court, but now, the pharmaceutical giant is arguing that […]

Talcum Powder Cases Find Home in St. Louis

Four verdicts totaling more than $300 million against consumer giant Johnson & Johnson in the last 15 months over claims its baby powder causes ovarian cancer have come from St. Louis juries, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The largest yet was May 4 when jurors awarded $110.5 million to a 62-year-old ovarian cancer patient […]

Top Class Action Pharmaceutical Drug Lawsuits in 2017

Class action lawsuits are frequently filed against pharmaceutical companies for serious complications and harm caused by prescription medications. This article lists the top class action drug lawsuits pending in courts throughout the United States in 2017.

Johnson & Johnson Loses $110 Million Verdict in Talcum Powder Case

Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a St. Louis jury to pay more than $110 million to a Virginia woman who blamed her ovarian cancer on the company’s talcum products, according to Bloomberg. Imerys Talc America, which provided the talc to J&J, was ordered by the jury to pay about $100,000. Imerys Talc is a […]

Talcum Powder Verdict Plaintiffs Defend Expert Witnesses in Appeal

ST. LOUIS –– Plaintiffs awarded $72 million in the first talcum powder case to proceed to trial in Missouri state court have defended expert testimony proffered on their behalf during the trial, maintaining the expert is a “highly regarded epidemiologist and a practicing internist specializing in women’s health issues,” according to HarrisMartin. In a brief […]

Johnson & Johnson Would Like to Forget 2016

Johnson & Johnson had a year for the record books in 2016, in a bad way. It lost six of 2016’s seven largest jury verdicts in the U.S. over product defect claims. And in 2017 the company is facing at least 17 trials in state and federal courts in the U.S. over hip implants, talcum […]

Jury Sides With Johnson & Johnson in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis jury on Friday rejected a Tennessee woman’s lawsuit that Johnson & Johnson baby powder contributed to her ovarian cancer, a victory for the company after it lost three previous, similar lawsuits in St. Louis, according to the Associated Press. The jury voted 11-1 to deny damages to Nora Daniels, […]

Walgreens, Johnson & Johnson Sued in Baby Powder Lawsuit

A Chicago woman is suing Walgreens and Johnson & Johnson, alleging her prolonged use of Johnson & Johnson’s talc products and baby powder caused ovarian cancer, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. Andrea Harris’ lawsuit is the latest among more than 1,000 talcum powder-related suits to hit Johnson & Johnson. Some are notable because of their […]