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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.69 billion in talcum powder lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.69 billion in talcum powder lawsuit



2018-07-13T00:30:06+0000

Damages will be given to 22 women and their families who alleged that decades of daily use of Johnson & Johnson’s asbestos-laden talcum powder products caused their ovarian cancer.

The jury heard six weeks of testimony and deliberated eight hours before returning the first phase verdict. Deliberations over punitive awards for the plaintiffs are ongoing.



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