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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $72 Million after Linking Death from Ovarian Cancer to Baby Powder

Most of us will have encountered talcum powder at some point in our lives. It’s a common household product that is used by millions. Many women use the product as a hygiene product and many moms find it indispensable for use on their babies. Johnson & Johnson’s baby Powder is perhaps the most recognizable brand of talcum powder on the market, having become a household name decades ago.  This product was in the spotlight recently when a Missouri jury awarded $72 million to the family of Jacqueline Fox, whose death from ovarian cancer had been linked by experts to her long-term use of talcum powder. It is the first verdict of its kind. The verdict consisted of $10 million to the family of Jacqueline Fox and $62 million in punitive damages. With thousands of still-pending lawsuits awaiting Johnson & Johnson, things could soon get a lot worse for the New…
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