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New Study Finds “Consistent Association” Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

A recent study has uncovered a connection between the use of talcum powder and the risk of developing ovarian cancer. This latest research, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, lends credence to the more than 50,000 lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson, alleging that their talc-based baby powder was the culprit behind devastating cases of […]

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Johnson & Johnson Proposes $6.5 Billion Settlement for Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson, manufacturer of Johnson’s signature talc-based Baby Powder, has announced a proposed settlement worth $6.475 billion to address thousands of lawsuits filed against the company in the United States over its talc-based powder products and their alleged link to cancer. This proposed settlement, which would be spread over 25 years, aims to resolve

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Talcum Powder Mesothelioma Lawsuit: $45M Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson in Chicago Trial

In the latest trial involving claims that Johnson & Johnson talcum powder causes cancer, a Chicago jury ordered Johnson & Johnson and its former consumer healthcare division, Kenvue, to pay $45 million to the family of a woman who died of mesothelioma cancer after using the company’s talc-based Baby Powder. This significant verdict highlights the

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Federal Court Allows Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson Over Benzene-Contaminated Sunscreen

In a recent ruling, a North Carolina federal judge has determined that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) must face a personal injury lawsuit filed by a father who claims that his 14-year-old son passed away from leukemia after prolonged exposure to J&J sunscreen products that were contaminated with benzene, a known carcinogen. The judge found that

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Talcum Powder

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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New Judge Assigned to Talcum Powder Cancer Litigation in NJ Federal Court

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is recalling all lots of its popular smoking cessation drug Chantix nationwide, due to the presence of unacceptable levels of the carcinogenic chemical N-nitroso-varenicline. Chantix is the latest in a long line of drugs to be pulled from the market recently after the discovery of potentially harmful nitrosamines, which can cause cancer

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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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New Research Supports Link Between Mesothelioma and Exposure to Asbestos in Talc Products

Researchers from Virginia have published a new study that appears to confirm growing concerns about the potential for asbestos contamination in talc-based powders to cause a rare but deadly type of cancer known as mesothelioma. The study, published this week in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, suggests that malignant mesothelioma can develop following exposure

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