Posts Tagged 'talc asbestos'

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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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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