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    • Johnson & Johnson to Appeal Talcum Powder Verdict

      Johnson & Johnson to Appeal Talcum Powder Verdict

      Here is Johnson & Johnson’s statement regarding their appeal: Johnson & Johnson to Appeal Jury Verdict in Cosmetic Talc Trial May 2, 2016 – Johnson & Johnson will begin the appeals process after a jury in the Judicial Circuit Court […]

    • Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

      Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

      According to a recent study published by the Cancer Prevention Research journal, the use of talcum powder-based products on a woman’s genitals increases the risk of developing ovarian cancer in a woman’s lifetime. This is because the particles that make […]

    • New Mexico Women Sue over Talcum Powder

      New Mexico Women Sue over Talcum Powder

      It has now been reported in the Albuquerque Journal that seventeen women (two deceased) with ties to New Mexico have filed suit against Johnson & Johnson over their use of Talcum powder and its connection to their ovarian cancer.  You […]

    • Second Talcum Powder Verdict

      Second Talcum Powder Verdict

      On May 2, a jury in the City of St. Louis Circuit Court awarded Plaintiff Gloria Ristesund $55 million in her lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson alleging her ovarian cancer was caused by the company’s talcum powder products. Ms. Ristesund […]

    • Talcum Powder History

      Talcum Powder History

      Talc History What is Talc? Talc is a mineral that is composed of different elements, mainly magnesium, silicon and oxygen. Talc is a mineral made of up various elements including magnesium, silicon and oxygen. Talc is ground to make talcum […]

    • First Talcum Powder Verdict

      First Talcum Powder Verdict

      On Feb. 22, 2016, a jury in City of St. Louis, Mo., Circuit Court found Johnson & Johnson liable for the development of Plaintiff Jacqueline Fox’s ovarian cancer and awarded her family a verdict of $72 million. Ms. Fox passed […]

    • Talc Powder Lawsuits

      Talc Powder Lawsuits

      An estimated 20,000 women are diagnosed each year with ovarian cancer, and more than 14,000 die. The disease strikes about one in 70 women, though studies show that women who use talc-containing products on their genitals have a one in […]

    • Truck Accidents – By the Numbers

      Truck Accidents – By the Numbers

      1. How prevalent are trucking accidents? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were an eye-popping 342,000 reported accidents involving large trucks in 2013. Of those 342,000 accidents, there were an estimated 95,000 injuries and 3,964 fatalities. Based […]

    • Truck Accidents – Employer Liability

      Truck Accidents – Employer Liability

      If the defendant of a large truck accident is the truck driver, then the driver’s employer may be liable for the actions of their employee driver and liable for the company’s own negligence as well. Under theories of vicarious liability, […]

    • Truck Accidents – Comparing Trucks to Cars

      Truck Accidents – Comparing Trucks to Cars

      Trucking Accidents: Differences Between Large Trucks and Cars While the differences between large trucks and cars appear obvious to most, each year there are thousands of accidents that could have been avoided had traditional safe driving rules been followed. Underlying […]