Posts Tagged ‘Johnson & Johnson’

J&J, Imerys slapped with $117 million in damages in talc mesothelioma case

12 Apr 2018 by under Legal

640px Talc mutnikSVK01 100x100 J&J, Imerys slapped with $117 million in damages in talc mesothelioma caseLate Wednesday, April 11, Johnson & Johnson and its supplier Imerys were slapped with a $117 million verdict in a case brought by a man who claimed the companies’ talcum powder contained , which contributed to the development of his malignant mesothelioma. (more…)


J&J fights punitive damages in talc mesothelioma case

11 Apr 2018 by under Legal

640px Talc mutnikSVK01 100x100 J&J fights punitive damages in talc mesothelioma case is fighting to skirt punitive damages in a lawsuit alleging the company’s talcum powder products contain asbestos and caused a man to develop the rare and deadly form of lung cancer called malignant mesothelioma. (more…)


J&J slapped with $37 million verdict in talc mesothelioma case

9 Apr 2018 by under Legal

640px Talc mutnikSVK01 100x100 J&J slapped with $37 million verdict in talc mesothelioma caseA man who claimed he developed malignant mesothelioma after using Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products regularly for decades was awarded $37 million in compensatory damages by a New Jersey state jury.

The jury awarded $30 million to plaintiff Stephen Lanzo III and $7 million to his wife, Kendra. Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay 70 percent of the damages and its supplier, Imerys America Inc., was charged with paying the remaining 30 percent. (more…)


J&J loses mistrial bid in talc mesothelioma trial

5 Apr 2018 by under Legal

640px Talc mutnikSVK01 100x100 J&J loses mistrial bid in talc mesothelioma trialA New Jersey Superior Court Judge rejected ’s bid for a mistrial in a case brought by a man who claims the company’s talcum powder products contain asbestos and contributed to his developing mesothelioma. The consumer health care giant argued that the plaintiff’s attorney spoke out of turn during closing arguments when he said that Johnson & Johnson withheld information from and essentially lied to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (more…)


NJ jury to decide whether J&J talc caused man’s mesothelioma

5 Apr 2018 by under Legal

640px Talc mutnikSVK01 100x100 NJ jury to decide whether J&J talc caused mans mesotheliomaA New Jersey jury has been charged with determining whether Johnson & Johnson hid evidence that its talcum powder products contained asbestos by using tests that it knew were too weak to detect the cancer-causing mineral, in a case brought by a man who claims regular use of the consumer health care company’s products caused him to develop mesothelioma. (more…)