Recently Unsealed Documents Raise the Question – Did Johnson & Johnson Know That its Talcum Powder Products Contained Asbestos?

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has long represented workers who were injured or killed by exposure to asbestos products, and more recently, women who developed ovarian cancer after using talcum powder products for personal hygiene. These tend to be separate practice areas, but sometimes they overlap. Although talcum powder which is asbestos free can …

California Jury Returns Record Verdict in Talcum Powder Cancer Case

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a jury in Los Angeles returned a verdict of $417 million against Johnson & Johnson in a case where the plaintiff alleged that her ovarian cancer had been caused by J&J’s talcum powder products such as Johnson’s Baby Powder. This is the largest talcum powder verdict to date against J&J, …