Insurers Being Asked About Asbestos-Talcum Exposure After J&J $4.6 Billion Verdict

Article 0 Comments Wall Street is trying to figure out whether the U.S. insurance industry will bear any costs from a record $4.69 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson awarded to customers and their families who claimed that asbestos-contaminated talc caused ovarian cancer. Analysts have flagged talc litigation as a […]

J&J Loses Second Talcum Powder Trial

Article 0 Comments Johnson & Johnson lost a second trial linking baby powder use to deadly asbestos cancer and jurors must next decide whether to punish the company on top of their award of $21.7 million in damages. Jurors in state court in California concluded Wednesday J&J was liable for […]

J&J $80 Million Damages Award Could Signal More Talcum Cancer Claims

Article 0 Comments Johnson & Johnson and a talc-mining company were ordered by jurors to pay $80 million in punitive damages for hiding that their products, including J&J’s iconic baby powder, had been tainted by asbestos and posed a cancer risk. The New Jersey jury’s award brings to a total […]