By Christina Grube This morning, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit dismissed a bankruptcy petition by Johnson & Johnson, forcing the company’s subsidiary, LTL Management, to continue litigating lawsuits filed by plaintiffs alleging the company’s talcum powder causes cancer and other serious health issues. The ruling reverses a previous … [Read more...] about Federal Court Dismisses J&J Texas Two-step Bankruptcy Petition; Full Judgment Included
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 … [Read more...] about Talcum Powder Litigation: Status Report for Florida and Broward County
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. What does plaintiff leadership say? Chris Tisi, of Levin Papantonio … [Read more...] about J&J TALC MDL DAUBERT OPINION: All Plaintiffs Experts Remain – Will Wolfson Ruling Lead to Settlement?