Woman awarded $29m in damages in Johnson & Johnson cancer case

Country
Puerto Rico (PR)
Score
2.09
Source
The Guardian
Time
2019-03-14 (UTC)
ID
13367587

California jury declines to award punitive damages to woman who blames baby powder for mesothelioma A California jury has awarded $29m to a woman who said asbestos in Johnson & Johnson’s talcum-powder-based products caused her cancer. Wednesday’s verdict, in California superior court in Oakland, marks the latest defeat for the healthcare conglomerate facing more than 13,000 talc-related lawsuits nationwide. Continue reading...