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BREAKING: Johnson & Johnson Scores Cosmetic Talc Trial Victory in Missouri

Posted on by Edward Lott

Posted by David Siegel on Sep 27, 2021 10:44:10 PM St. Louis, MO – A Missouri state court jury sided with Johnson & Johnson on Monday in a lawsuit claiming three women developed ovarian cancer due to use of the company’s cosmetic talc products like Johnson’s Baby Powder. The jury returned its verdict a few … Continue reading “BREAKING: Johnson & Johnson Scores Cosmetic Talc Trial Victory in Missouri”

Litigation Update: Verdicts Against J&J and Imerys Overturned in Talc Lawsuit

Posted on by Edward Lott

On April 28, a New Jersey appeals court overturned $117 million in compensatory and punitive damages awarded to plaintiffs Stephen Lanzo and his wife, Kendra, and ordered new trials be held in the talc contamination lawsuit against defendants Johnson & Johnson and Imerys Talc America.  The Lanzos had sued the two companies alleging that Mr. … Continue reading “Litigation Update: Verdicts Against J&J and Imerys Overturned in Talc Lawsuit”

Litigation Update: Adverse Findings for Pharma Giant Johnson & Johnson in Two Talc Cases

Posted on by Edward Lott

On June 23, in a unanimous decision, a three-judge panel of the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District reduced the damages awarded by the jury in a 2018 trial that linked Johnson & Johnson talc products to cancer, by more than half from $4.7 billion to $2.12 billion, even as it upheld the … Continue reading “Litigation Update: Adverse Findings for Pharma Giant Johnson & Johnson in Two Talc Cases”

Litigation Update: Talc Lawsuits Developments for Chanel, L’Oreal and Imerys

Posted on by Edward Lott

In the wake of lawsuits filed against Chanel and other manufacturers and sellers, linking cancer to their talc products, the company, along with cosmetic giants Revlon and L’Oreal are considering alternatives to talc in some of their products.  Chanel has removed talc from a loose face powder and discontinued its talc body powder.  Revlon has … Continue reading “Litigation Update: Talc Lawsuits Developments for Chanel, L’Oreal and Imerys”

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