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June 2, 2021 Dangerous Products

$2B Talc Baby Powder Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson Stands After US Supreme Court Rejects Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Johnson & Johnson’s appeal of a $2.12 billion verdict awarded to 22 women who claimed their ovarian cancer was caused by asbestos in the company’s talc baby powder. This was J&J’s last hope for overturning the massive verdict that was originally $4.69 billion.  Free Consultation: If you or…

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July 30, 2020 Dangerous Products

$4.69 Billion Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson Cut to $2.12 Billion in Talc Case

The Missouri Court of Appeals denied Johnson and Johnson’s plea to throw out a jury verdict in favor of 22 women who claimed that J&J’s talc baby powder and other talcum powder products caused their ovarian cancer. However, the appeals court reduced the original $4.69 Billion verdict to $2.12 Billion. In this case, Robert Ingham…

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June 12, 2020 Dangerous Products

Johnson & Johnson Halts Production of Its Talc-Based Baby Powder After Asbestos Found

Johnson & Johnson announced in May that it’s stopping sales of its flagship talcum based baby powder, and it ordered retailers to pull these products from their shelves. Just seven months earlier, FDA testing found that a sample from J&J’s product contained chrysotile fibers, a type of asbestos! Although J&J claims its decision to pull its talcum…

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November 13, 2009 Dangerous Products,Defective medical devices,Medical Devices,WV Consumer Rights Law

West Virginia Product Liability Claims & Lawsuits

What if You’re Injured by a Defective Product in West Virginia? 3 million injuries and 22,000 fatalities– those are the consequences of defective products in the United States every year. A defective product is best described as any product that’s not reasonably safe for its intended usage. If you’re injured by a defective product, such…

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