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Previously sealed documents show Johnson & Johnson knew of Talcum powder dangers in 1970s

Plaintiffs pursuing talcum powder lawsuits in Missouri state court claim that newly unsealed documents show that Johnson & Johnson has known since the 1970s that its talc-based powders contained asbestos fibers, which could increase the risk of ovarian cancer in women who used the products for daily feminine hygiene. (Case No. 1522-CC10417, Circuit Court, City of St. Louis, Missouri) According [...]

By |2017-10-04T15:59:55+00:00October 4th, 2017|Mass Torts, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Johnson & Johnson hit with $57.1M verdict in pelvic mesh implant lawsuit

A jury in Philadelphia has awarded over $57 million in damages to a woman who alleged that surgical mesh manufacturer Johnson & Johnson was responsible for serious mesh-related injuries that left her internally scarred and incontinent. The award, the largest so far in several recent mesh injury trials in the state, includes $50 million in punitive damages [...]

By |2017-09-14T00:17:08+00:00September 14th, 2017|Mass Torts, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Johnson & Johnson hit with over $1 billion verdict on hip implants

A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay more than $1 billion to six plaintiffs who said they were injured by Pinnacle hip implants. The jurors found that the metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implants were defectively designed and that the companies failed to warn consumers about [...]

By |2016-12-08T03:12:26+00:00December 8th, 2016|Mass Torts, Verdicts & Settlements|0 Comments
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