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Did You Develop Cancer after Talcum Powder Use? Ovarian cancer and mesothelioma have been linked to Johnson & Johnson’s popular talc-based Baby Powder products. Lawsuits allege Johson & Johnson should be held liable. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Ovarian cancer after Talcum Powder use, you may qualify to join the …

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J&J Discontinues Talc-Based Baby Powder Amid Nearly 20,000 Cancer Claims

Faced with nearly 20,000 lawsuits involving talcum powder cancer claims, Johnson & Johnson announced this week that it will no longer sell talc-based Baby Powder, a product that has been a hallmark of the company for more than a century. Since 1894, Johnson & Johnson has marketed its talcum powder products as safe, pure and …

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Daubert Ruling Green Lights 16,000 Talcum Powder Cases Against Johnson & Johnson

A recent ruling from a federal judge in New Jersey has cleared the way for thousands of talcum powder cancer lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson to proceed. The ruling, handed down by U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson, allows testimony from plaintiffs’ medical and scientific experts, including specialists in occupational and environmental health, cancer prevention …

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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $750 Million in Punitive Damages in Talcum Powder Cancer Trial

In yet another massive loss for Johnson & Johnson, the baby powder manufacturer was ordered by a New Jersey state jury in February to pay $750 million in punitive damages to four plaintiffs who allege that the company’s Baby Powder product caused them to develop cancer. The damage award, which was later reduced to $186 …

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Miami Jury Awards $9 Million in Damages in Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson, the makers of Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower Body Powder, has been ordered to pay $9 million in damages to a woman who alleges that years of exposure to asbestos in the company’s talc-based powders caused her to develop mesothelioma. This is the second talcum powder cancer trial Johnson & Johnson has …

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Mesothelioma From Talcum Powder

Talcum Powder May Be Linked to Mesothelioma Cancer in Women Inhalable asbestos fibers found in certain talcum powder products may cause women to develop mesothelioma, a deadly type of lung cancer. According to the findings of a new study, side effects of certain brands of talc-based cosmetic products may put women at risk for mesothelioma, …

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Mesothelioma Cancer Study

Study Explores Potential Genetic Aspect of Absestos-Related Mesothelioma There may be a gene that predisposes a person to developing mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos. Researchers involved in a new study indicate that there may be a genetic component to the risk of developing mesothelioma cancer after being exposed to asbestos, following an examination of …

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Asbestos-Related Mesothelioma

Study Finds Micronutrient May Slow Progression of Mesothelioma Cancer Researchers suggest that taking the micronutrient selenium may actually help slow the progression of the deadly asbestos-related disease in some individuals. According to researchers involved in an important new study, taking the micronutrient selenium may slow the progression of mesothelioma cancer in some individuals. Mesothelioma is …

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Second-Hand Asbestos Exposure Award

Jury Awards $27 Million in Secondary Asbestos Exposure Lawsuit In the largest mesothelioma verdict of its kind in Ohio history, a jury recently ruled in favor of a 40-year-old man exposed to asbestos second-hand as a child. A jury in Ohio recently awarded $27.5 million to a college professor who developed mesothelioma from secondary exposure …

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