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Judge Remands Talc Lawsuits to State Court

A federal judge has issued an order to remand three talc-related cancer lawsuits back to Missouri state court. The lawsuits represent 237 plaintiffs who claim that their diagnoses of ovarian cancer were linked to their use of talcum powder products. In October 2015, U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry rejected the... Read more »

Plaintiffs Support Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits MCL

As the number of talcum powder cancer lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson continue to mount, plaintiffs have indicated that they support a request filed by the company to centralize the litigation. All plaintiffs cite similar allegations that use of the manufacturer’s Baby Power and Shower-to-Shower body powder products around the... Read more »

Request to Centralize Talc Powder Lawsuits

Defendants named in multiple talc body powder lawsuits have filed a formal request for case centralization. The defendants have asked that the lawsuits filed in New Jersey, which total over 100 with more than 156 plaintiffs, be consolidated into a multicounty litigation (MCL) in the Atlantic County Superior Court before... Read more »

California Couple Settles Talcum Powder Asbestos Case

In April, the Colgate-Palmolive Co. was ordered to pay $12.4 million in damages to a woman who filed a talc cancer lawsuit against the company. Judith Winkel and her husband John Winkel of Santa Barbara were awarded the funds after a Los Angeles jury found that an asbestos-contaminated talcum powder... Read more »

Alabama Couple Files Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit

An Alabama couple has filed a lawsuit alleging baby powder-induced cancer against Johnson & Johnson, after the plaintiff allegedly developed the disease from use of products manufactured by the company. Johnson & Johnson baby powder has been marketed to women for years as a way to keep the skin feeling dry,... Read more »

New Study Suggests Talcum Powder Mesothelioma Link

A recent study warns of the link between talcum powder cosmetic products and mesothelioma ─ a lethal form of lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Talcum powder is used by a wide-variety of people, as it is commonly marketed as a post-shower body powder or a baby powder. U.S.... Read more »