Posts Tagged 'ovarian cancer'

Johnson & Johnson Legal Exploit Spurs Congressional Reaction, Legislation

congress introduces bill to close J&J loopholeRecoiling in horror from the unconscionable exploit of the American legal system perpetuated by Johnson & Johnson in sidestepping its liability for millions of potential cases of cancer across the country, members of Congress have introduced the Nondebtor Release Prohibition Act of 2021. The legislation would help close the kind of legal loopholes that J&J used to unload its talc asbestos liability onto a newly created company ...

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Johnson & Johnson Uses Legal Exploit to Evade Talc Asbestos Liability

Johnson & Johnson uses Texas two step bankruptcy to shield itself from talc asbestos liabilityWell, they did it. To anyone who was hoping that the corporation once revered as one of the world’s most trusted and wholesome names in healthcare goods would abandon a plan so sinister that it drew criticism even at its mere mention, Johnson & Johnson would like you to know that your hope was woefully misplaced.

When reports surfaced this ...

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Professor Uses End of Life to Educate Women About Ovarian Cancer

When 44-year-old psychology professor and neuroscientist Nadia Chaudhri first brought her symptoms to her doctor’s attention, she was sent home with a treatment plan for a urinary tract infection. That was January of 2020. The following months would be spent receiving a second, and then third course of antibiotics to treat an illness that wasn’t actually the problem at all.

By May – four months after the initial conversation – an exam led a radiologist ...

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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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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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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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