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.
The plaintiff alleges that she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer as a result of using the talc-based products manufactured by Johnson & Johnson.
Several plaintiffs have already been awarded millions of dollars in compensation and lawsuit numbers are continuing to grow.
TheProductLawyers.com reports on the recent influx of lawsuit inquiries that one law firm is receiving after an Alabama woman was awarded $72 million by a jury.
TheProductLawyers.com reports on litigation issues plaguing Johnson & Johnson dealing with their talcum powder products.
TheProductLawyers.com reports on a recent lawsuit filed by women in Canada related to claims that talcum powder products lead to the development of ovarian cancer.
TheProductLawyers.com reports on a recent effort by Johnson & Johnson to have claims of fraud and conspiracy dismissed.
The plaintiff alleges that her daughter developed ovarian cancer as a result of using talcum powder for 23 years of her life.
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