Talc Powder Blog

$4.69 Billion Talc-Asbestos Verdict Upheld by Trial Court Judge »

Missouri State Court Judge Rex Burlison has denied defendant Johnson & Johnson’s motion for a judgment notwithstanding the jury’s verdict for the 22 Plaintiffs whose cases were awarded a combined $4.69billion in damages.

Published on Monday, January 21, 2019 by Staff

Jury renders a $4.69 Billion Talc-Powder Verdict against Johnson & Johnson »

On July 12th a St Louis jury reached a unanimous verdict in a products liability case involving 22 women proceeding as joint Plaintiffs against Johnson & Johnson.

Published on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by Staff

The Limitations of New At-Home BRCA Mutation Tests »

On March 6, 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration announced its approval of a home-test to report whether or not a consumer carries three (3) cancer gene mutations that are most common among people who are of Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jewish descent.

Published on Monday, March 12, 2018 by Staff

Update: Screening for Ovarian Cancer »

According to USPSTF, Screening for ovarian cancer is not recommended for women who (i) do not have symptoms; and (ii) do not have a known high genetic risk for developing ovarian cancer.

Published on Thursday, February 22, 2018 by Staff

Talc Trials to Resume in St. Louis, Missouri State Court »

Prior to last year’s ruling by the U.S Supreme Court in Bristol Meyers Squibb v. California Superior Court of California, juries handed down several multi-million dollar verdicts against Johnson & Johnson.

Published on Friday, February 16, 2018 by Staff

Sales of Ovarian Cancer Screening Test Suspended in the U.S. »

On September 14th, 2016, Abcodia, the London-based, privately-held company that sells the ovarian cancer screening test described in the FDA’s recent Safety Communication, announced that it was halting sales of the test in the United States.

Published on Thursday, September 15, 2016 by Staff

FDA Alert Concerning Ovarian Cancer Screening Tests »

The FDA issued a Safety Communication to alert women and their healthcare providers about the inaccuracies of currently marketed ovarian cancer screening tests and the harm that can result from such inaccuracies.

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2016 by Staff

Another Jury Speaks to Johnson & Johnson »

A St. Louis jury speaks: 'Pay $55million for failure to warn about Powder’s Ovarian Cancer risk'.

Published on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Staff

Johnson & Johnson’s Failure to Warn »

Johnson and Johnson failed to warn about the risk of ovarian cancer. The jury awarded Jacqueline Fox’s family (she died before the trial) $72 million.

Published on Monday, April 18, 2016 by Staff

Talc: The Hidden Danger in Baby & Body Powders »

In 1971, British scientists conducted tissue examinations of 13 cancerous ovarian tumors and found that 10 of them contained imbedded talc granules.

Published on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 by Staff


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