Johnson & Johnson News

The Battle Over J&J’s Bankruptcy Plan to End Talc Lawsuits

Eron Evans died in 2016 at 41 of ovarian cancer, leaving behind two daughters. Her grieving mother, Darlene, blames Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder – and she’s pursuing a lawsuit her daughter started a decade ago, alleging the company’s talc …

J&J Talc Users Want Cancer Checks Even if it Cost Billions

Johnson & Johnson should be on the hook for potentially billions of dollars in medical fees for women who used its talc-based baby powders and want to monitor their future health over cancer fears, according to a lawsuit. Lawyers representing …

42 States, J&J Finalize $700M Settlement Over Talc Marketing

Attorneys general in 42 states said they finalized a $700 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of its talcum powder products. The settlement, announced in principle in January, resolves an investigation by the states and Washington D.C. …

Cancer Victims Ask Court to Block J&J Talc Bankruptcy

A group of cancer victims asked a federal judge to block Johnson & Johnson’s proposed bankruptcy settlement of tens of thousands of lawsuits alleging the company’s baby powder and other talc products caused their illnesses, according to a court filing. …

J&J Must Pay $260 Million in Latest Talc Trial

Johnson & Johnson must pay $260 million to an Oregon woman who said she got mesothelioma, a deadly cancer linked to asbestos exposure, from inhaling the company’s talc powder, a jury found on Monday. The verdict in the 4th Judicial …

New Talc-Related Class Action Lawsuit Goes After J&J for Fraudulent Conveyance

With recent news that Johnson & Johnson is going forward with a third bankruptcy plan of a subsidiary to settle tens of thousand of lawsuits that it’s talc products cause cancer, a class-action lawsuit was filed today alleging the company’s …

J&J Seeks Backing for $11 Billion Baby Powder Cancer Deal

Johnson & Johnson will ask thousands of people suing over its allegedly tainted baby powder to vote in favor of a settlement that would allow the company to resolve all litigation for $11 billion — $2.1 billion more than it …

J&J, Kenvue Told to Pay $45 Million to Baby Powder User’s Family

Johnson & Johnson and Kenvue Inc. were ordered to pay $45 million to the family of an Illinois woman who blamed the companies’ baby powders for giving her a fatal cancer in what was the first verdict against the J&J …

J&J to Pay $75 Million to Settle Mississippi’s Baby Powder Suit

Johnson & Johnson will pay $75 million to resolve a consumer protection lawsuit filed by Mississippi over the company’s failure to add a safety warning to its talc-based baby powder, according to people familiar with the settlement. The pact comes …

Miami Trial of J&J Talc Powder Cancer Claims Ends in Hung Jury

The latest trial over claims that Johnson & Johnson’s talc products cause cancer ended in a mistrial on Tuesday, as a Florida state court jury said it could not agree on a verdict. The lawsuit was brought by Bob Sugarman, …