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What Happens if my Case isn’t Chosen for Trial?

Posted on November 30th, 2020

Multi-district litigations (MDLs), such as lawsuits against Bayer-Monsanto or Johnson & Johnson talc cases, can be a bit confusing for those who aren’t familiar with legal lingo and processes.  We’ve talked quite a bit about bellwether trials, including the fact that, of the often tens of thousands of cases involved in these large-scale litigations, the… Read More

What’s Going on Behind the Scenes of My Case?

Posted on October 30th, 2020

Being a plaintiff in any lawsuit can be a big test in patience, but waiting months or years for developments in a mass tort litigation can be especially frustrating. We get it. We really do. Sometimes weeks or months go by with no news, but that doesn’t mean your legal team isn’t hard at work.… Read More

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

FDA to Hold Public Meeting on Talc

Posted on January 15th, 2020

FDA will discuss testing methods, terminology, and other issues related to talc and asbestos. Wednesday, January 15, 2020 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hold a public meeting regarding the testing methods for asbestos in talc and other cosmetic products February 4, 2020. The meeting will be available by webcast for those unable to attend… 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

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