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Johnson & Johnson Wins $50 Million Talcum Powder Lawsuit But Faces Thousands More

August 6, 2021   |  
On Friday, July 30, 2021, an Illinois jury ruled in a talcum powder lawsuit that Johnson & Johnson was not liable for specific plaintiffs’ claims that its popular talc-based baby powder can lead to ovarian and other cancers. This marks a major win for Johnson & Johnson, which has faced...
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Facing Talcum Powder Lawsuits, Johnson & Johnson Considers Restructuring, Bankruptcy Filings

July 27, 2021   |  
Defendant Considers Bankruptcy Protections as It Faces Talcum Powder Lawsuits Facing potentially billions of dollars in settlements and verdicts in thousands of talcum powder lawsuits, Johnson & Johnson is considering options to "offload" liabilities, potentially including starting new talc-related business units that would then seek bankruptcy protections. First reported by...
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Johnson & Johnson to Pay Over $100 Million in Talcum Powder Settlement

October 6, 2020   |  
Johnson & Johnson has settled roughly 1,000 cancer claims related to its talc-based baby powder products for more than $100,000,000. The talcum powder settlement is the first to resolve a large volume of claims at once, as Johnson & Johnson still faces roughly 20,000 lawsuits alleging that its talcum powder...
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Does Baby Powder Cause Cancer?

May 29, 2020   |  
Since investigations first revealed that Johnson & Johnson knew about potential asbestos contamination in its talcum powder, many have wondered, “Does baby powder cause cancer?” To be clear, Johnson & Johnson baby powder may cause cancer according to the scientific evidence available. The links between potentially asbestos-contaminated baby powder and...
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Baby Powder and Mesothelioma: Talcum Powder Risk

May 29, 2020   |  
Does baby powder cause mesothelioma cancer? Potential victim, doctors, and baby powder cancer lawyers are considering baby powder-related mesothelioma risks following alarming reports that Johnson & Johnson baby powder is contaminated with asbestos. IMPORTANT: As of August 2023, we can no longer accept claims involving mesothelioma potentially linked to talcum powder,...
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Study: 2nd Cytoreductive Surgery for Peritoneal Mesothelioma Increases Survival Rate

September 12, 2019   |  
A new study by the University of South Wales and St. George Hospital in Sydney, Australia has found that a second cytoreductive surgery (CRS) increased median survival time for patients suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma. The study, published in the Journal of Surgical Oncology in July 2019, evaluated outcomes for 101...
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New Mesothelioma Treatment Enters Clinical Trial

August 19, 2019   |  
Patients suffering from mesothelioma may have more options for treatment in the near future Following promising results in an early test involving animal testing, Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute is moving forward with a clinical trial of a new mesothelioma treatment. The new mesothelioma treatment combines immunotherapy with a...
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Baby Powder Cancer: Are You at Risk?

March 8, 2019   |  
Is baby powder a cancer risk? Johnson & Johnson states that their baby powder is safe.  However, it is reported that cancer-causing asbestos in Johnson & Johnson baby powder (often found near talc, the key ingredient in baby powder) has been a concern inside this company for decades.  Was Johnson...
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Is the Estate of a North Carolina Man Suing Chiquita for Asbestos Exposure?

December 23, 2016   |  
A North Carolina man’s estate has filed a lawsuit against Chiquita Brands International Inc. alleging that he was the victim of asbestos exposure during his career. Per a Louisiana Record report, the suit, which was filed in early November, claims that while the man was working for United Fruit Co.,...
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