Oct. 21, 2019News & Opinions
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has voluntarily recalled 33,000 bottles of its iconic baby powder in the US, after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found traces of asbestos in one batch.
Oct. 17, 2019News & Opinions
Long anticipated bundled proceedings against opioid manufacturers and US opioid distributors began on Oct. 16 in a US court in Cleveland, Ohio, where cases against Israeli generics giant Teva and five distributors were to be heard.
Oct. 10, 2019News & Opinions
A jury in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has ordered US healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to pay $8 billion in punitive damages to a man who claims the company’s anti-psychotic drug Risperdal caused him to grow breasts.
Aug. 28, 2019News & Opinions
A US district judge in Norman, Oklahoma, has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for allegedly fueling the crisis sweeping the country. The country’s largest healthcare company, which is already fighting more than ...
Jul. 19, 2019News & Opinions
Still facing thousands of lawsuits claiming that its talc products caused the plaintiffs’ cancer, US healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has won some smaller cases and lost bigger ones – which it is appealing.
May. 28, 2019News & Opinions
As US healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson defends more than 14,000 lawsuits from plaintiffs claiming its iconic talc-based baby powder caused their cancer, it won a case in South Carolina last week and lost another in New York.
Mar. 28, 2019News & Opinions
At a cost of $775 million, Bayer and Johnson & Johnson have agreed to settle claims by patients against the top-selling anticoagulant Xarelto out of court.
Mar. 18, 2019News & Opinions
A California jury has ordered US healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $29 million to a woman who claimed her routine use of its talc products caused her mesothelioma, a cancer linked to asbestos exposure.
Dec. 16, 2018News & Opinions
Shortly after Environment Canada issued a warning against the use of Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based baby powder, citing health concerns, the publication of a Reuters special report claiming that the company knew for decades that ...
Jul. 17, 2018News & Opinions
A jury in Missouri, USA, has ordered Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to pay nearly $4.7 billion in damages to 22 women who claimed its talc product had caused them to develop ovarian cancer.
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