Johnson and Johnson–A NAME YOU CANNOT TRUST

Posted by on Jan 21, 2017 in Questions and Answers | 0 comments

Large Verdicts in Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

Johnson and Johnson (J&J) will pay close to $200 million in damages to three women who developed ovarian cancer after using talcum powder for feminine hygiene for decades. These awards included punitive damages of more than $50 million. J&J is still selling the deadly powder without a warning label. It knew about the risks as far back as the 1970’s.

There are about 2,000 ovarian cancer claims pending against J&J.

J&J Hid the Risk

At one trial internal J&J documents showed that the company knew about the risk and intentionally hid the risk. J&J promoted its talcum powder products specifically for feminine hygiene knowing it could cause cancer.

Compensatory damages are awarded to compensate victims for their economic and non-economic damages. Punitive damages are awarded to punish the bad guy.

With the huge verdicts, J&J will have to consider paying victims substantial amounts in settlements.

If you or someone you know has developed ovarian cancer after regular use of baby powder or Shower to Shower for feminine hygiene, please call Attorney Linda Fessler at 213-446-6766 for a free consultation.

 

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