$72 Million Jury Verdict for Cancer Death from Talcum Powder

Civil litigation

Johnson & Johnson must pay $72 million to the family of a woman, Jackie Fox who developed fatal ovarian cancer after using the company’s baby powder and another talc-based product, Shower to Shower. The case is Fox v. Johnson & Johnson, No. 1422-CC09012-01, Division 10, Missouri Circuit Court, 22nd Judicial District (St. Louis).  It is…

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Jury Awards $79.8 Million in Ethicon Surgical Stapler Trial

Civil litigation
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In December, 2015, a California jury awarded Florence Kuhlmann and her husband $79,813,000 in a defective Ethicon PPH 03 surgical stapler lawsuit.  The verdict included $4 million for past pain and suffering, $4 million for future pain and suffering, and $513,000 for past and future medical expenses, $1.3 million for past and future loss of…

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JPML Asked To Consolidate Viagra® Melanoma Lawsuits in California

Civil litigation
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In December, 2015, Plaintiffs with filed cases alleging that Viagra® has caused some men to develop melanoma have asked the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to consolidate cases from across the U.S. in California. Viagra® is manufactured by Pfizer and prescribed for erectile dysfunction. According to the petition, “To date, multiple individuals…

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