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J&J Asks Missouri Supreme Court to Overturn $2.1B Talc Ruling

J&J Asks Missouri Supreme Court to Overturn $2.1B Talc Ruling

Posted on September 14th, 2020

As expected, Johnson & Johnson has filed an appeal with the Missouri Supreme Court asking it to throw out a $2.1 billion ruling awarded to 22 women who suffered ovarian cancer after years of using Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower. The appeal is a last-ditch effort by the talc manufacturer as it faces… Read More

Imerys Bankruptcy Still Pending

Posted on August 31st, 2020

The mining company that exclusively supplied Johnson & Johnson with talc for decades is in the middle of ongoing bankruptcy proceedings that will ultimately result in payouts for more-than 25,000 plaintiffs who suffered ovarian cancer or mesothelioma related to use of talcum powder. The most recent filing, dated August 21, indicates there were approximately 13,800… Read More

Johnson & Johnson Pulls Talc from Shelves for Good

Posted on May 21st, 2020

    At OnderLaw, we’ve long said our primary goals are to fight for justice for our clients and hold companies accountable when they put profits over people. This week’s news that Johnson & Johnson has removed its talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder from the consumer market is a win of historic proportions — not only… Read More

Judge Rules 15,000 Talc Lawsuits Can Go to Trial

Posted on April 27th, 2020

Thousands of women in ovarian cancer lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson earn major win. Monday, April 27, 2020 – U.S. District Judge Freda Wolfson granted more than 15,000 women a significant victory Monday, April 27, 2020. In a Daubert hearing, Wolfson ruled that expert testimony and evidence that Johnson & Johnson talcum powder causes cancer is admissible… Read More

Johnson & Johnson Talc Update

Posted on March 30th, 2020

Court still considering Daubert rulings. Monday, March 30, 2020 – Our OnderLaw talc team is currently awaiting Daubert rulings from Hon. Freda L. Wilson in United States District Court, District of New Jersey. A Daubert hearing, which is a type of hearing to decide whether or not scientific evidence should be admissible in court, was held… Read More

FDA Hears Evidence, Arguments for Standardized Talc Testing

Posted on March 5th, 2020

Scientists and other experts say talc asbestos regulations are needed. Thursday, March 5, 2020 – For the first time in 50 years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public hearing to discuss standardizing testing methods and classification of asbestos found in talc use in hundreds of cosmetic products, including talcum powder. Decades of… Read More

Have You Purchased Infants’ Tylenol in the Last 5 Years?

Posted on January 10th, 2020

You can receive $2.15 per bottle purchased for up to 7 bottles. Friday, January 10, 2020 – If you have purchased Infants’ Tylenol between Oct. 2, 2014 and Jan. 6, 2020, you may be eligible for compensation under a $6.315 million settlement. A federal judge approved the settlement after a class action suit that accused Johnson &… Read More

New Mexico Becomes First State to Sue Over Talc

Posted on January 6th, 2020

New Mexico Attorney General files case against Johnson & Johnson for asbestos-related illnesses. Monday, January 6, 2020 – The State of New Mexico has become the first in the nation to sue Johnson & Johnson and three other manufacturers over talc products believed to contain asbestos. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas filed the suit January 3,… Read More

Johnson & Johnson CEO Snubs Congressional Request to Appear

Posted on December 31st, 2019

Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky failed to appear in a Congressional hearing discussing the safety of talcum powder. Friday, December 13, 2019 – Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Officer Alex Gorsky failed to appear in a hearing before the Congressional Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy after he was asked to testify about the safety of… Read More

St. Louis Talcum Powder Trial Update

Posted on December 31st, 2019

Bellwether talc trial decided in St. Louis Tuesday, December 31, 2019 – Friday, Dec. 20, a two-week case involving a St. Louis woman who used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder for decades and developed a rare form of ovarian cancer was decided in favor of Johnson & Johnson. Our team at Onder Law Firm followed this bellwether… Read More

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