Another Talcum Powder Trial Underway in Missouri

Consumer Product Litigation

The trial of a Missouri woman, Gloria Ristesund, who contends that her ovarian cancer was caused by exposure to talcum powder is currently underway in the St. Louis Circuit Court. The parties delivered opening statements on April 12th. This is the second Johnson & Johnson baby powder lawsuit to be heard before this court since…

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$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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