Be Careful Ladies: Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $72M In Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Case

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Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $72 Million To Ovarian Cancer Victim’s Family

The family of a Missouri woman who succumbed to ovarian cancer was just awarded $72 million from Johnson & Johnson.

A jury ruled that the company failed to disclosed for years that their talc-based baby powder could cause cancer. As a result the family of the late Jacqueline Fox was given $10 million of actual damages and $62 million in punitive damages.

Her family’s suit is the first of hundreds against the health brand.

NBC News reports:

Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Missouri state jury to pay $72 million of damages to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer was linked to her use of the company’s talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for several decades.

In a verdict announced late Monday night, jurors in the circuit court of…

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