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TWO TALCUM POWDER LAWSUITS WERE DISMISSED
Talcum Powder Lawsuit filed by two women were dismissed. The two women blamed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder for their ovarian cancer. New Jersey State Court Judge Nelson Johnson ruled that the women could not produce sufficient scientific evidence that talc causes ovarian cancer.
The plaintiffs, Brandi Carl and Diana Balderrama alleged that their use of taclum poweder in Johnson & Johnson’ Baby Powder led to the development of ovarian cancer.
In these talcum powder lawsuits, baby powder lawsuits, Johnson & Johnson filed a motion for summary judgment seeking dismissal of the two cases. J & J argued that the plaintiffs’ experts were unable to link talcum powder use to ovarian cancer. Judge Johnson agreed ruling that the experts testimony suffered from multiple deficiencies.
The two cases were set for trial in October, 2016. Presently, there are over two hundred cases filed in New Jersey state court and the ruling will impact those two hundred cases.
Previously, Johnson & Johnson lost two trials in St. Louis where one jury awarded $72 million in damages and another jury awarded $52 milion.
The ruling will be scrutinized by attorneys for both sides.
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