Talcum Powder

Talcum Powder Litigation: Status Report for Florida and Broward County

By Karina Rodrigues, Esq of Kelley | Uustal Trial Attorneys (May 18, 2020) Talcum powder litigation has grown exponentially in the past several years In 2013, a South Dakota jury reached a verdict in the first talc trial against Johnson & Johnson It found the company negligent but did not award 60-year-old Deane Berg damages In 2016, three trials resulted in combined verdicts exceeding $197 million Thereafter, 2017 brought two massive verdicts against the defendants—totaling over $527 million An astounding $47 billion verdict in a case involving 22 women and their families was later rendered by a...

J&J TALC MDL DAUBERT OPINION: All Plaintiffs Experts Remain – Will Wolfson Ruling Lead to Settlement?

The long-awaited ruling by Judge Freda Wolfson in the Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder MDL 2738 was issued April 27, 2020 In the opinion, the court ruled that plaintiffs could present evidence that J&J’s talcum powder products can cause ovarian cancer and that a jury must decide that question Talcum-Powder-MDL-2738-Daubert-Order-Freda-WolfsonDownload What does plaintiff leadership say Chris Tisi, of Levin Papantonio states:  “This is a significant ruling for the thousands of women whose cases await trial by jury in federal court  We look forward to presenting evidence that...