Tag: talcum powder

Chanel Hit With Talc Mesothelioma Lawsuit in New York

Chanel Hit With Talc Mesothelioma Lawsuit in New York

A lawsuit was filed in New York by a woman who claims she developed mesothelioma after 30 years of using Chanel talcum powder that was contaminated with asbestos.

/ May 22, 2020
Johnson & Johnson Ends Talc Baby Powder Sales in U.S. After 20,000 Cancer Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson Ends Talc Baby Powder Sales in U.S. After 20,000 Cancer Lawsuits

Facing nearly 20,000 lawsuits from people with cancer, Johnson & Johnson has decided to stop selling talc-based Baby Powder in the U.S. and Canada.

/ May 21, 2020
Jury Awards $40 Million in California Talc Cancer Trial

Jury Awards $40 Million in California Talc Cancer Trial

A jury awarded $40 million to a woman with mesothelioma who used Johnson's Baby Powder and other asbestos-tainted talcum powder products.

/ October 1, 2019
Mesothelioma Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Jury Awards $325 Million in Talc-Mesothelioma Lawsuit

A jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $325 million to a woman who developed mesothelioma after years of using talcum powder products she says were contaminated with asbestos.

/ June 5, 2019
Baby Powder

$4.7 Billion Awarded in Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit

A jury in St. Louis ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7 billion to 22 women who claim that baby powder caused their ovarian cancer.

/ July 13, 2018
Talc Mesothelioma Victim Awarded $37 Million

Talc Mesothelioma Victim Awarded $37 Million

A man who developed mesothelioma after using Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder has been awarded $37 million by a jury in New Jersey.

/ April 9, 2018
$22 Million Awarded in Talc Mesothelioma Lawsuit

$22 Million Awarded in Talc Mesothelioma Lawsuit

A jury in California has awarded over $22 million to the family of a man who died of mesothelioma they say was caused by exposure to asbestos in talcum powder.

/ December 19, 2017
Judge Upholds $110 Million Baby Powder Cancer Verdict

Judge Upholds $110 Million Baby Powder Cancer Verdict

A judge in Missouri has upheld a $110 million jury verdict in favor of a woman who was diagnosed with cancer after using baby powder, after finding that Johnson & Johnson had a substantial link to Missouri.

/ December 5, 2017
Experts Say Talc is Toxic in 1st Trial in California

Experts Say Talc is Toxic in 1st Trial in California

Experts testified to a jury in California that talcum powder is toxic and Johnson & Johnson should have warned women that it causes cancer.

/ July 28, 2017
Experts Say Talc is Toxic in 1st Trial in California

Study Links Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

Researchers in New York found a 22% higher risk of ovarian cancer for women who had ever used talcum powder on their genital area.

/ January 31, 2017