Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits Archives - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits: Appeals Courts Kicks Out J&J’s Texas-Two Step Bankruptcy Attempt

Last month, a U.S. appeals court tossed out Johnson & Johnson’s attempt to offload thousands of talcum powder cancer lawsuits into bankruptcy court. The company is named as a defendant in approximately 38,000 personal injury lawsuits. Only a handful of these cases have either gone to trial or resolved in settlements, costing the company more…

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Juries Award More Than $100M to Ovarian Cancer Victims Who Used Talcum Powder

Does the use of talcum powder cause ovarian cancer? That is the $65,000 question. Or maybe it should be called the $100 million question. Two juries this year have said awarded a combined total of $127 million ($55 million and $72 million respectively in two separate talc powder ovarian cancer trials) to ovarian cancer victims who linked their cancer to…

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