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3rd Circuit Rejects J&J Bankruptcy Strategy for Thousands of Talc Lawsuits

A U.S. appeals court on Monday shot down Johnson & Johnson’s attempt to offload tens of thousands of lawsuits over its talc products into bankruptcy court. The ruling marked the first major repudiation of an emerging legal strategy with the …

Judge Temporarily Blocks 2 State Lawsuits over J&J Talc Marketing

A US bankruptcy judge has blocked New Mexico and Mississippi from pursuing lawsuits accusing Johnson & Johnson of misleading consumers about the safety of its talc products, such as its baby powder, for now. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Michael Kaplan in …

Johnson & Johnson Can’t Block Lawsuit Claiming It Lied About Asbestos in Talc

Johnson & Johnson can’t use its baby powder bankruptcy to prevent a lawsuit that accuses the company of hiding evidence that its industrial talc operation exposed workers to the toxic material asbestos, a federal judge ruled. The judge overseeing the …

J&J Starts Trial on Bankruptcy Case Under Attack by Congress

The controversial Johnson & Johnson bankruptcy strategy that’s drawn the ire of Congress faces a fresh trial this week, with the consumer products giant arguing that settling billions of dollars of talc liabilities in a single case is better for …

Johnson & Johnson Defends Talc Bankruptcy Strategy Called ‘Rotten’ by Cancer Plaintiffs

A Johnson & Johnson subsidiary came under attack in court on Monday for attempting to use the bankruptcy process to resolve tens of thousands of claims that its baby powder and other talc-based products caused cancer. The subsidiary, LTL Management, …

Judge to Decide Fate of J&J Baby Powder Bankruptcy Strategy in February

Johnson & Johnson should know by the end of next month whether its controversial use of bankruptcy to try to resolve billions of dollars in cancer claims can proceed, or if the consumer products giant must fight roughly 38,000 lawsuits …

J&J Says There’s ‘No Basis’ for Demands From Talc Claimants

Johnson & Johnson disputed assertions that it was stalling and failing to cooperate in investigating claims related to its bankrupt talc unit, LTL Management LLC. “There was and continues to be no basis” for the talc claimants to demand that …

US Supreme Court Snubs J&J’s Bid to Avoid Mississippi Talc Lawsuit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a bid by Johnson & Johnson to throw out a lawsuit brought by the state of Mississippi over allegations that the company failed to inform residents that its talc-based …

J&J Seeks Victory in Fight With Baby Powder Cancer Victims

Johnson & Johnson could start collecting on its new legal strategy for dealing with baby-powder cancer claims as early as Wednesday as it seeks to win an initial courtroom showdown with 35,000 people who claim they were hurt by the …

J&J Puts Talc Liabilities Into Bankruptcy

Oct 14 – Johnson & Johnson on Thursday put into bankruptcy tens of thousands of legal claims alleging its Baby Powder and other talc-based products caused cancer, offloading the potential liabilities into a newly created subsidiary. J&J put the talc …