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Federal Court Accelerates Appeal of Johnson & Johnson Bankruptcy Plan to Limit Talcum Powder Liability

May 12, 2022   |  
Plaintiffs Will Appeal Approval of the "Texas Two-Step" Bankruptcy Filing Affecting Talcum Powder Lawsuits A U.S. bankruptcy judge has granted and will accelerate an appeal by talcum powder lawsuit plaintiffs of Johnson & Johnson's recently approved and controversial "Texas Two-Step" bankruptcy plan, which would shield the company from significant liability...
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Court Approves J&J Bankruptcy Plan to Limit Talc Lawsuit Liability

March 17, 2022   |  
Bankruptcy Decision May Limit Johnson & Johnson's Liability in Talcum Powder Lawsuits Johnson & Johnson, one of the most popular talcum-based baby powder products manufacturers, has been approved for the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing for its subunit LTL Management. Judge Michael B. Kaplan has approved the bankruptcy filing and rejected...
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Talcum Powder Lawsuit Status: Early 2022 Update

January 19, 2022   |  
One of the most popular manufacturers of talc-based products, Johnson & Johnson, is currently battling thousands of talcum powder lawsuits that allege their popular talc-based baby powder contained dangerous levels of asbestos and caused cancer. Asbestos is a known carcinogen, and now-leaked internal documents from Johnson & Johnson suggest that...
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Talcum Powder Lawsuits Update: Johnson & Johnson Attempts to Use Bankruptcy to Avoid Liability

October 22, 2021   |  
In response to thousands of talcum powder lawsuits claiming that their popular talc-based baby powder may lead to certain cancers, Johnson & Johnson appears to be attempting to use a bankruptcy filing to avoid liability or paying value in these claims. Johnson & Johnson’s recent legal move suggests that time...
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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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Supreme Court Denies Johnson & Johnson’s Appeal of $2 Billion Talcum Powder Verdict

June 3, 2021   |  
The Supreme Court has declined to take up Johnson & Johnson’s appeal of a $2 billion verdict in talcum powder lawsuits. Johnson & Johnson had argued that it did not receive a fair trial. As is typical in rejecting appeals, the Supreme Court offered no explanation for its decision. Two...
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Johnson & Johnson Sets Aside $3.9 Billion for Talcum Powder Settlements

March 1, 2021   |  
Talcum powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has set aside $3.9 billion for potential settlements of lawsuits alleging that the company's talc-based baby powder caused cancer. The development was first reported in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The amounts is almost double the amount J&J set aside for...
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Talcum Powder Litigation Update: What’s Happening with Baby Powder Lawsuits?

December 10, 2020   |  
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against Johnson & Johnson alleging that the company’s talc-based baby powder causes cancer. Our attorneys are actively investigating these claims. Johnson & Johnson talcum powder lawsuits have been consolidated in multi-district litigation (MDL) in the U.S. District of New Jersey. Nearly 20,000 cases have...
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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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