While electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) were initially touted as being much safer than traditional tobacco cigarettes, recent research has highlighted a number of safety concerns associated with them. There have been instances where the devices have exploded and injured consumers. In […]
Popular homeopathic teething tablets and gels have been linked to the deaths of 10 children and 400 adverse reports. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to caregivers to stop using the products. The deaths and adverse […]
A new study published in the scientific journal Environmental Health Perspectives links fracking to health problems, including migraine headaches and fatigue. The study has important implications for residents living close to natural gas wells that use fracking, as the study […]
On August 30, 2016, a New York State committee held a daylong hearing on the water contamination that has plagued Hoosick Falls and nearby communities for years. Residents expressed their frustration with state officials’ slow response to the crisis, while […]
In November 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urged the Mayor of Hoosick Falls, New York, to warn residents that the toxic chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) had been found at concerning levels in the groundwater. They also recommended that bottled […]
While the Canadian and American court systems are completely independent of one another, the recent verdicts in favor of the American plaintiffs may show promise to Canadians who have filed suit against J & J.
Recently a jury in St. Louis determined that Johnson & Johnson is to pay $70 million to a plaintiff who claimed that their talcum powder products contributed to the development of her ovarian cancer.
Over 70 Million Dollars Awarded to Woman Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer After Long-Term Use of Johnson & Johnson Talc Products
A jury in St. Louis, Missouri awarded over $70 million in damages to a woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using baby powder and other talc-containing products manufacturered by Johnson & Johnson for decades. The jury determined that Johnson […]
A manufacturing company in New Jersey has been cited for serious safety violations. National Manufacturing Company, Inc., which produces precision deep drawn enclosures (metal cans, cups, canisters, containers, etc.) and shallow drawn metal components, was cited for failing to protect […]
The plaintiff alleges that she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer as a result of using the talc-based products manufactured by Johnson & Johnson.