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Talcum Powder Trial Yields $4.7 Billion in Damages Against J&J!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 12, 2018 ~ Johnson & Johnson, maker of Baby Powder, is facing its largest jury award yet, $4.7 Billion, most of it punitive damages, for causing cancer in 22 women. It is a new record in the talcum powder litigation against Johnson & Johnson [...]

By |2018-07-17T13:47:08-04:00July 12th, 2018|Media Reports|7 Comments

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 [...]

By |2017-11-20T01:23:35-05:00November 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 [...]

By |2017-11-16T14:57:30-05:00October 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 [...]

By |2017-10-18T19:17:18-04:00June 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 [...]

By |2017-03-06T13:01:17-05:00March 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 [...]

By |2016-09-05T19:22:32-04:00September 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 [...]

By |2016-08-13T21:57:05-04:00August 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 [...]

By |2016-08-13T22:29:50-04:00August 12th, 2016|Medical News, Talcum Powder/Cancer|2 Comments