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$2 Billion Johnson & Johnson Talc Cancer Verdict Stands

J&J loses Supreme Court talc asbestos appealThe fight over a $2 billion talc asbestos cancer verdict that has raged since 2018 has finally come to an end as the United States Supreme Court upheld a Missouri Supreme Court decision. The lawsuit was originally brought by 22 women who alleged that asbestos present in Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products caused them to develop ovarian cancer.

An exhaustive amount of evidence and testimony has been presented ...

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All Eyes on California as $50 Billion Opioid Trial Sets Stage for What’s to Come

teva among opioid manufacturers being sued by california countiesFour California counties are demanding $50 billion from Johnson & Johnson, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Endo International Plc, and Allergan Plc for their roles in marketing and distributing powerful opioid narcotics throughout their communities. And, as thousands of other municipalities and localities wait to have their own days in court to hold pharmaceutical manufacturers responsible, both sides are paying very close attention to what happens in the California case.

“This ...

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Supreme Court Lets J&J Risperdal Verdict Stand

supreme court upholds $70 million Risperdal verdictThe Supreme Court has spoken: A jury’s $70 million award to a man who developed gynecomastia while taking Risperdal as a child will stand. Johnson & Johnson took the case to the highest court in the land after losing the initial case and an appeal.

The case was brought by Adam Yount. Yount was put on Risperdal at age four and began developing breast tissue by age five. According to ...

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Johnson & Johnson Loses $2.2 Billion Talc Asbestos Appeal

johnson & johnson loses 2 billion dollar talc asbestos appealThe Missouri Supreme Court declined to overturn a June 23 state appeals court decision that itself had allowed a July 2018 multi-billion dollar verdict to stand against Johnson & Johnson. The company was found liable for 22 women’s development of ovarian cancer. The diagnoses were argued to be the result of the presence of asbestos fibers in talc powder; an allegation long-since denied ...

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BASF Agrees to Talc Asbestos Settlement

BASF settles talc asbestos lawsuitWith close to 20,000 cases pending against it, Johnson & Johnson may be the first wrong-doer to come to mind when it comes to the risk of asbestos contamination of the nation’s talc-based products. It is, however, far from the only culprit.

One of the others, German chemical company BASF, recently agreed to pay $72.5 million in its own settlement while simultaneously avoiding the admission of any wrongdoing whatsoever ...

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Multibillion Dollar Talc Award Cut, but Verdict Stands

verdict stands in J&J appealIt was the sixth largest financial award in the history of the country’s legal system. And while it has been cut in half by a Missouri appeals court, its implications for ongoing talc litigation are significant.

When a St. Louis jury awarded 22 women over $4.5 billion after finding that asbestos present in Johnson & Johnson talc-based hygiene products like Shower to Shower was responsible for their development of ovarian cancer, the ...

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