Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Cases – $72 Million and $55 Million Verdicts Discussed by Lawyer


Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Cases.  In just the past three months, a jury has entered a $72 Million verdict while a separate jury entered a $55 Million verdict against Johnson & Johnson for continuing to use talc in baby powder which the juries found led to cancer. Evidence showed that Johnson & Johnson allegedly knew for over 30 years about the cancer-causing dangers caused by talcum powder, but rather than discontinuing the use of talc—or at least warning consumers of the cancer risk associated with talc found in baby powder and other products—the company continued to sell its products with talc and without warnings.  In other words, business as usual--until these Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Cases. When one reads of $72 Million and $55 Million verdicts, the first thing they think of is a “runaway jury” or “greedy” [...]