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J&J Cleared of Mesothelioma Claim in Talc Trial

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 16, 2017 ~ The California talc trial would be the first in a series of cases against Johnson & Johnson over its talcum powder, claiming the talc caused mesothelioma, a lung disease related to asbestos.  The jury deliberated two days to deny the claim Read more

By | 2017-11-20T01:23:35+00:00 November 16th, 2017|News|4 Comments

Latest $417 Million J&J Talc Case Tossed Out

Eva Echeverria, awarded $417 over talc use MND, October 21, 2017 ~ Two months ago, Eva Echeverria, 63, sent the most powerful message yet to healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson over its talcum powder and a suspected link to ovarian cancer. A Los Angeles jury awarded her $417 Read more

By | 2017-11-16T14:57:30+00:00 October 21st, 2017|Legal News|8 Comments

Talcum Powder Trials Involving Three Plaintiffs Today in St. Louis

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 5, 2017 ~ The first trial involving multiple plaintiffs over J&J's talcum powder and its link to ovarian cancer begins today in a St. Louis courtroom.   J&J is back in a St. Louis courtroom today, reports DrugWatch, facing three plaintiffs defending itself against Read more

By | 2017-10-18T19:17:18+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

J&J Wins Latest Talcum Powder/ Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 6, 2017  ~ J&J has won its first talcum powder/ ovarian cancer trial in St. Louis. After a series of trial losses over its talcum powder, Johnson & Johnson has finally won a Talcum powder/ovarian cancer lawsuit. On Thursday, March 3,  a St. Louis Read more

By | 2017-03-06T13:01:17+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Media Reports|5 Comments

Where is J&J Talc Mined?

Three Springs Mine, So of Perth, Wikipedia Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 5, 2016 ~ Mining Conglomerates Named in Talcum Powder/ Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits. Did the talcum powder that Johnson & Johnson used in its baby powder linked to ovarian cancer come from Australia?  That is what Read more

By | 2016-09-05T19:22:32+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Medical News, Talcum Powder/Cancer|0 Comments

Welcome to MND on Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 13, 2016 ~ Welcome to MND.  For five years Mesh News Desk has covered primarily the injuries coming from mesh created to be permanently placed in the pelvis in women.  There are now more lawsuits consolidated in one court than for any other dangerous Read more

By | 2016-08-13T21:57:05+00:00 August 13th, 2016|Talcum Powder/Cancer|0 Comments

Talc and Cancer: How Does Talc Get to the Ovary?

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 13, 2016 ~  You've heard the verdicts from  a number of lawsuits that claim the use of talcum powder led to ovarian cancer. Juries have overwhelmingly agreed with the plaintiffs. Johnson & Johnson, maker of Baby Powder, says the link is highly speculative. One Read more

By | 2016-08-13T22:29:50+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Medical News, Talcum Powder/Cancer|0 Comments

What is Ovarian Cancer?

What is Ovarian Cancer? There are about 200 different types of cells in the body and each type of cell serves a unique purpose. Skin cells are protective in nature; cells found in organs secrete chemicals and hormones that maintain the body’s inner balance, and others send electrical signals through Read more

By | 2016-07-08T08:20:35+00:00 July 7th, 2016|Talcum Powder/Cancer|0 Comments
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