In October, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) revealed a government laboratory test had found asbestos in its own Baby Powder.
Since then, the company has continually attacked the validity of the result. J&J announced that other labs conducting similar tests found no asbestos in any samples from the bottle tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or from the same baby powder production lot itself. In challenging the FDA’s finding, however, J&J is also making efforts to discredit the findings of one of its own experts.
Several juries over the past two years have concluded that baby powder exposures caused cancer. In turn, they have collectively awarded plaintiffs more than $5 billion. Other juries have sided with J&J, and some cases have settled. Continue Reading
(Article dated January 16, 2020 – Expert Institute)
These kinds of talc lawsuits have been underway for at least two decades.
The first lawsuit involving industrial talc exposure and mesothelioma was filed in 2006.
The first lawsuit to claim that talcum powder caused ovarian cancer was filed in 2009.
Multi million-dollar verdicts have been awarded in these cases.
Talc Exposure/Mesothelioma Questions & Answers
Urgent Alert for Women in the New Orleans Area: If you are a loved one has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer or Mesothelioma and you used Talcum or Baby Powder you need to listen to this video from Mr. Frank D’Amico’s segment on January 29, 2018 on Great Day Louisiana to learn if you are entitled to a significant cash award . A lawsuit has been filed against Johnson & Johnson claiming the company knew its talc contained asbestos fibers and that exposure to those fibers causes mesothelioma and ovarian cancer. Additional information may be obtained at https://damicolaw.net/ or call (504)-525-7272.
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