Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $72 million in ovarian cancer talc case

According to usatoday.com, Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $72 million in damages to the family of an Alabama woman who died from ovarian cancer allegedly caused by using the company’s Baby Powder and other products that contained talc for feminine hygiene. Jackie Fox, who lived in Birmingham, Alabama, joined dozens of women suing the company after her cancer diagnosis. The women claimed that the company failed to inform consumers about the dangers of talc, which is found in baby powder.

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