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$12 million Awarded in Talcum Powder-Caused Mesothelioma Lawsuit


In a recent talcum powder asbestos case against Johnson & Johnson, a woman was awarded $12 million in damages for suffering from mesothelioma brought on by the asbestos particles in talcum powder. Read the full details of the award by following the link below:https://news.law/california-jury-awards-12m-in-j-j-talcum-powder-case/?utm_source=News.Law&utm_campaign=5c3e5002e0-MAILCHIMP_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_dad57ba7fe-5c3e5002e0-65027765

J&J Slammed with $325M Talcum Powder Asbestos Verdict


In the aftermath of an initial $25 million talcum powder asbestos compensatory verdict for a woman with mesothelioma, a New York jury is hitting Johnson & Johnson with another $300 million in punitive damages to punish the personal care behemoth for actively concealing the dangerous nature of its talcum powder products, including the company’s...

Chemical Lobbyists Paid to Say Roundup Was Safe


New court documents in the ongoing Roundup non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma litigation indicate Bayer subsidiary Monsanto paid chemical lobbyists to claim the popular herbicide weed killer was safe despite significant scientific evidence that Roundup causes cancer.Email correspondence between Monsanto officials and the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) reflect how the industry group campaigned for...

Roundup Class Action Demands Ruling on Glyphosate and Cancer Link


Monsanto is now facing a Roundup class action lawsuit that is calling for resolution on the prevailing question about the connection between the weed killer’s active ingredient, glyphosate, and cancer. The claim asserts that this resolution is critical to saving hundreds of thousands of hours of court time and resources investigating claims from individuals...

Thousands of Valsartan Cancer Lawsuits Expected Over Drug Contamination


Experts are projecting that valsartan cancer lawsuits will eventually number in the thousands over the widespread contamination of the popular blood pressure medication.Currently, there are only a few dozen valsartan cancer lawsuits pending in the federal court system. However, as more individuals learn that impurities in certain generic valsartan pills could have caused them...

Roundup Exposure Risks May Include Generational Toxic Damage


A new study indicates that Roundup exposure may cause generational toxic damage, meaning that individuals may pass on health problems from the weed killer to their children.Scientific Reports published the study this week. Washington State University (WSU) researchers say they found “dramatic increases in pathologies” in the grandchildren and great grandchildren of female rats...

Valsartan Contamination Caused Liver Cancer


A new valsartan contamination lawsuit alleges that the recalled blood pressure medication caused a woman to develop liver cancer from the carcinogenic impurities.Karen Brackman filed the complaint April 10 in the District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. She names Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical, Solco Healthcare and Prinston Pharmaceutical as defendants.According to her lawsuit,...

Proceed Hernia Mesh Manufacturer Concealed Design Defects


A new lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its Ethicon unit indicates that the manufacturers concealed significantly dangerous Proceed hernia mesh design defects to boost profits and protect market share.Robert Esbrandt filed the  lawsuit earlier this month in New Jersey Superior Court. He is naming J&J and Ethicon as defendants, alleging that the...