Jury Awards $72 Million in J&J Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Case

J&J Ordered to pay $72 Milllion in Damages to Victim's Family A Missouri State jury recently awarded $72 million in damages to the family of plaintiff Jacqueline Fox, who lost her life to ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Power and Shower to Shower for several decades. Court records and family’s lawyers reported that … [Read more...]

Aetna No Longer Covers Power Morcellator Surgery

Health Insurer Aetna Will No Longer Cover Power Morcellator Surgery Due to Cancer Dangers One of the largest health insurance companies in the US, Aetna, announced that as of June 2015, it will no longer cover routine use of laparoscopic power morcellator surgery for uterine fibroids due to the high risk of spreading cancer to the uterus and … [Read more...]

Talcum Powder Personal Injury Lawsuit Filed Against J&J

Talcum Powder Personal Injury Lawsuit Claims Talcum Powder Led to Cancer Death A personal injury lawsuit filed in a federal court in Trenton, New Jersey alleges that a woman died from ovarian cancer caused by her life-long use of talcum powder. The talcum powder personal injury lawsuit was filed by the estate of Janice Chakalos, who died at age … [Read more...]

J&J Seeks Dismissal of Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit

J&J Claims No Proof of Talcum Powder Causing Ovarian Cancer in Personal Injury Case On Monday, August 11th, pharmaceutical manufacturer Johnson & Johnson sought to toss out a proposed class action talcum powder ovarian cancer lawsuit claiming personal injury from their baby powder products, in which the plaintiffs claim that talcum powder … [Read more...]

Woman Sues J&J for Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Link Tied to Shower to Shower A woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson alleging that her daily use of the company’s talcum powder product Shower to Shower caused her ovarian cancer. Lynne Cebulske filed her personal injury lawsuit on May 14th, claiming that she had used J&J’s baby … [Read more...]

J&J Negligent in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Jury Rules J&J Was Negligent with Talcum Powder, but Pays No Penalty In November 2013, a South Dakota jury ruled that pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson was guilty of negligence involving their talcum powder product, Shower to Shower, but that they would pay no financial penalty for failure to warn. Deane Berg, 56, was diagnosed with … [Read more...]

Study Connects Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

New Study Shows Link Between Talcum Powder Use and Ovarian Cancer Risk A new study published in November 2013, conducted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, showed that regular talcum powder use can be linked to a higher risk of developing ovarian cancer. Talcum powder is a substance used often in cosmetics and body powders, and is derived … [Read more...]

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