Posts Tagged 'talc'

Reuters Exposes Johnson & Johnson’s “Project Plato” Plan to Avoid Talc Asbestos Liability

Reuters exposes internal Johnson and Johnson Project Plato Plan“It is critical that any activities related to Project Plato, including the mere fact the project exists, be kept in strict confidence.” ~ Chris Andrew, attorney for Johnson & Johnson

Project Plato was the internal code name given within Johnson & Johnson to its plan to conduct a Texas two-step bankruptcy, or what is more technically known as a “divisive merger,” to redirect plaintiffs’ talc asbestos lawsuits away from J&J ...

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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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Did Johnson & Johnson Target Black Women with Asbestos-Contaminated Talc?

did johnson & johnson target Black communities with asbestos-laden talcThe legal battle over the presence of asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talc products took an insidious turn last month as a Black women’s group accused the world’s largest healthcare goods manufacturer of deliberately targeting Black communities with asbestos-laden talc products. The National Council of Negro Women offered the frequently found free samples of talc powder at neighborhood beauty salons and the company’s radio ...

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Johnson & Johnson Exploring Bankruptcy Protection over Talc Asbestos Claims

johnson & johnson exploring texas two step bankruptcy to protect against asbestos lossesIt doesn’t take a long memory to recall a time when Johnson & Johnson might have been one of the most trusted pharmaceutical and health care brands in the world. The company’s marketing was the epitome of wholesomeness – adorable babies, “No Tears” shampoos, healthy families, “ouchless” Band-Aids. Throw in a slice of apple pie and its public relations campaigns were nothing short of ...

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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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