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J&J Wins Mesothelioma Talcum Powder case in NJ

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 11, 2018 ~ J&J has won a talcum powder case in New Jersey, filed by a woman who claims the asbestos in the powder gave her mesothelioma. J&J Wins Mesothelioma Talcum Powder case in NJ A talcum powder case being heard in a New [...]

By |2018-10-11T22:42:47-04:00October 11th, 2018|Featured, Talcum Powder/Cancer|0 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

Record $417 Million Verdict Against J&J in California Talc Case

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 21, 2017 ~ Monday marks not just an eclipse but a major earth-shattering jury verdict delivering a $417 million loss to J&J in the first California talcum powder cancer case.   The majority of the award is punitive damages aimed at sending a message [...]

By |2017-08-23T17:03:23-04:00August 21st, 2017|Featured|8 Comments

J&J Facing Surging Litigation Costs

From Huffington Post Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 13, 2017 ~ Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is facing at least 17 different lawsuits in the coming year. And 2017 promises to be even worse for litigation and the cost of legal services with an increasing number of people suing the [...]

By |2017-04-06T13:57:10-04:00March 13th, 2017|Legal News|23 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 & Cancer: Epithelial Ovarian Tumors are Most Common

Overy, from NIH.gov Women's Health News Desk, August 12, 2016 ~ Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer. This article is part of a series written by Nurse Practitioner Eva Hvingelby, NP, PhD.  She has been working in health care for over 25 years with a focus on traumatic injury [...]

By |2016-08-13T22:09:54-04:00August 12th, 2016|Talcum Powder/Cancer|2 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