55 Million Awarded in Johnson and Johnson Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit
Acoording to an MSN article, a jury in St. Louis has awarded 55 Million dollars in a Johnson & Johnson ovarian cancer lawsuit. In a three month period, a St. Louis jury, for the second time, has ruled that Johnson & Johnson fork out a bundle of money over claims that the talcum powder it sells is the cause of ovarian cancer. It took eight hours for the jury to come to a decision to order the company to pay $55 million to a woman in Soth Dakota. She says ovarian cancer occrred from years of using the talcum powder made by the company.Another St. Louis jury awarded $72 million to a woman’s family in Alabama in February. The woman died from ovarian cancer, she stated was caused by Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder as well as other talcum products.Johnson & Johnson, based in New Jersey, says they will appeal the latest ruling.Johnson & Johnson spokeswoman Carol Goodrich said in a statement: “Unfortunately, the jury’s decision goes against 30 years of studies by medical experts around the world that continue to support the safety of cosmetic talc.”
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