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5 Myths About Asbestos for Asbestos Awareness Week
...here are a few myths about asbestos that should be cleared up. Myth 1: Asbestos Is Banned in the U.S. Many people who are aware of the danger that asbestos...
April 7, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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6 Products that Still Have Asbestos
...asbestos is so common in these vehicle parts, mechanics are especially susceptible to mesothelioma and other asbestos-related health issues, like asbestosis and even lung cancer. Fire Safety Products Fires are...
January 11, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Health
J&J Knew About Asbestos in Talc More Than 40 Years Ago
...substance, there are many products that still contain asbestos today. Concerned that asbestos may have tainted talc used in the company's products, a J&J official suggested the company move toward...
October 2, 2017
Author Sydney Ziverts
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Legal
Jury Selection Begins in NJ for Asbestos-Related Talc Lawsuit
...insists that its products have never contained asbestos, and that tests performed by the plaintiffs' attorneys are flawed. J&J Found Asbestos in Talc 40 Years Ago Asbestos & Talc Read...
January 8, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Products
J&J Has Been Lying About Asbestos in Talc For Decades
...known carcinogen. Did talcum powder contribute to your cancer? Talk to a lawyer for a free case review Start Here The Talc Asbestos Cover-Up The earliest documentation of asbestos in...
December 19, 2018
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
Johnson & Johnson Loses $40.3 Million Verdict in Talc Asbestos Trial
...An asbestos exposure test found two different types of asbestos -- tremolite and anthophyllite asbestos -- in Cabibi's body tissue. The two types of asbestos have previously been identified in...
October 3, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
Legal Look: JUUL Problems, Asbestos in Baby Powder, Roundup Lawsuits
...of asbestos risks and the presence of asbestos in their talc products. In response, J&J doubled down, insisting that their products had been asbestos free since at least the 1970s....
November 1, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Children
Justice Stores Makeup Contains Asbestos and Heavy Metals
...of the most nefarious ways that children can become exposed to asbestos is through talc-based products, like makeup or baby powder. Both talc and asbestos are forms of magnesium silicate,...
July 18, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Mesothelioma Lawsuit
...at least some asbestos, and there are even some products made today that have asbestos in them. The most common personal injury claim against asbestos manufacturers is that these companies...
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Children
Johnson & Johnson Loses First Asbestos Talcum Powder Lawsuit with $117 Million Verdict
...asbestos in your talcum powder? Talk to an asbestos lawyer to learn about your rights Start Here Compensatory damages are awarded to plaintiffs as compensation for various expenses incurred due...
April 6, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
Legal Look: Valsartan Recalls, Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis, J&J Talc Asbestos Lawsuits and Roundup Class Actions
...Powder was contaminated with asbestos, and as such they are being tried in the New York City Asbestos Litigation (NYCAL) court, a special venue set up by the city to...
January 16, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
Legal Look: J&J Asbestos Loss, 400 NY Priest Abuse Cases, Contaminated Heartburn Drug, Roundup Ban
...further scrutiny of Bayer and Monsanto's Roundup weed killer. Johnson & Johnson Loses Asbestos Trial Last Wednesday, a New Jersey state court jury awarded $37.3 million in compensatory damages to...
September 19, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Safety
Top Three Things to Know About the 2019 Johnson’s Baby Powder Recall
...contain asbestos. 3: Parents Can Avoid The Issue By Using Cornstarch-Based Baby Powder Talc, the main ingredient in Johnson's Baby Powder, occurs naturally, right alongside asbestos. Johnson & Johnson currently...
December 11, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Talcum Powder Lawsuit
...of asbestos contamination in their talcum powder as early as the 1950s. At the time, asbestos was not considered carcinogenic or harmful to human health. By the late 70s, a...
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Talcum Powder Lawsuit Verdict Costs J&J $4.69 Billion
...the center of the case contained asbestos. The plaintiffs claimed that Johnson & Johnson knew about asbestos in its talc products as early as the 1970s, but it never warned...
July 13, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Legal
$417 Million Echeverria Talc Verdict Wallops J&J
...studies that have shown asbestos contamination in talc--something thought to be a thing of the past, but there are many products that still contain asbestos ... even Justice Stores makeup....
August 21, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Legal
Legal Look: Monsanto’s Mortality Maneuver, Florida’s New Evidence Standard & $300M Talc Mesothelioma Verdict
...of asbestos in its powder products. The documents also show that the company knew about possible asbestos contamination for at least 40 years. J&J settled three other similar talc cases...
June 4, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Product Lawsuits
How do we know if a product causes cancer? Substances that may cause cancer (carcinogens) can be found all over, from asbestos in older homes to glyphosate in weedkillers, and...
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Johnson & Johnson Settled Three Talc-Related Mesothelioma Lawsuits
...50 years of using J&J talcum powder products caused her peritoneal mesothelioma. Experts have repeatedly made linked asbestos exposure and development of the rare cancer affecting abdominal lining tissue. Pipes'...
April 3, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Big Pharma Stocks Fall as Large Verdicts Rise
...caused by asbestos particles contaminating the company's talcum powder. On the same day, the company's stock (JNJ) closed at the lowest price in five months. Two days before, the company's...
June 19, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Talcum Powder and Cancer: Is Baby Powder Safe?
...often found near asbestos, a substance known to cause the rare cancer of the lung linings, mesothelioma. Cosmetic companies are required to purify their talc before use to avoid contamination;...
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Safety
7 Harmful Ingredients in Baby Care Products
...baby powder products were free of asbestos. But as recently as 2019, tests showed asbestos contamination in Johnson's Baby Powder. In May 2020, Johnson & Johnson stopped selling talc-based baby...
August 25, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
Johnson & Johnson Will Stop Selling Talc-Based Baby Powder in North America
...a conclusive link between ovarian cancer and talcum powder. However, talcum powder naturally occurs alongside asbestos fibers, which are a known carcinogen. Additionally, asbestos has been firmly and conclusively linked...
May 29, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Free Case Reviews
...in asbestos trust funds. Talk to our mesothelioma attorneys today to see if you can get compensation for your illness. Free Mesothelioma Case Review Talk to our Asbestos Lawyer Now...
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7 Dangerous Ingredients in Everyday Cosmetics and Toiletries
...mineral used to make talcum powder. The mineral is often found in deposits near asbestos. Asbestos is a known carcinogen. Because of the proximity between these two minerals, traces of...
July 21, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
$110 Million Slemp Talc Verdict Slams J&J
...be safe, seek out products that use cornstarch, rice or arrowroot powder instead. Another concern with talc is the possible contamination from asbestos because the two are sourced near each...
May 6, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Products
3M Lawsuits Consumers Should Know
...exclude airborne particulates, exposing lung tissue to hazardous materials. Some of the lawsuits specifically target asbestos particles and claim they lead to the development of mesothelioma. Though several courts have...
March 14, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
Legal Look: Roundup Verdict Slashed, Criminal Probe into J&J Talc Coverup, $1 Billion Pelvic Mesh Trial
...covering up asbestos in its talcum powder products, and the start of a $1 billion California trial against J&J over its pelvic mesh devices. Hardeman Roundup Verdict Cut to $25...
July 16, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Health
Legal Look: Johnson & Johnson’s Talc Win, $7.7 M Hip Implant Verdict, More Vaping Health Risks
...Johnson & Johnson Wins Asbestos-Contamination Case In a recent talcum powder trial, a Kentucky jury found in favor of the defendants, Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive Co. The plaintiffs claim...
August 6, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Free Mesothelioma Case Review

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you could have access to compensation from asbestos trust funds, workers’ compensation, or other benefits.

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Silica Lawsuit
...nature of the material and how exposure occurs, silica is often compared with another well-known environmental carcinogen, asbestos. Some industries that are high-risk for silica dust exposure include: Mining Abrasive...
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9/11 First Responders Are Still Dying
...expressed concern about rising cancer rates among those exposed to WTC dust. Speaking about asbestos-related cancers, Dr. Crane recently told NBC News, "It's time for them to start appearing." Noteworthy...
September 11, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
I Have Cancer – Now What?
...Compensation: If your cancer could have been caused by a harmful product or material, such as talcum powder, weedkiller, carcinogen-contaminated blood pressure or heartburn medication, or asbestos - you may...
August 20, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Free Talcum Powder Case Review

Connect with a legal professional by filling out this form to see if you may be entitled to compensation related to cancer treatments, lost income, and related costs.

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9/11 Health Effects on First Responders
...Asbestos Lead Construction materials Soot Paint Glass fibers Wood Paper Cotton WTC- Related Illnesses: Coverage and Compensation Two key federal programs provide healthcare and financial compensation to 9/11 survivors and...
August 28, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Legal Look: Bayer’s Legal Addition, FDA Approves “Pink Viagra” & Million Dollar Awards
...that allegedly contained asbestos which contributed to Thornton's mesothelioma. Thornton received $50 million in damages while his wife was awarded $20 million for loss of consortium. The couple also received...
July 2, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
Legal Look: Monsanto Mediation, TVM Takedown and Talc Transfers
...of these cases are related to asbestos contamination, which make up only about one-fifth of the more than 11,000 talcum powder lawsuits currently filed against the company J&J cites the...
April 25, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Statute of Limitations
...asbestos-related actions. These deadlines are accurate to the best of our knowledge, but some states may have changed their statutes due to newly passed laws or court decisions. This chart...
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Punitive Damages
...Damages Award Deborah Giannechini was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after 40 years of daily exposure to Johnson & Johnson's Shower-to-Shower Body Powder, which likely contained asbestos. Her talcum powder lawsuit...
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Legal
Legal Look: Missouri Lawsuit Bill, Roundup Theatrics & Imerys Talc Insurance Tussle
...will be required to set up a trust fund as part of its bankruptcy proceedings, similar to the many asbestos trust funds that have been established to pay future claims....
March 8, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Construction Accident Lawsuit
...or a major diagnosis years later. For example, mesothelioma often develops decades after exposure to asbestos. Some of these construction accidents are considered so hazardous that they have become known...
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Consumer Lawsuits
Why are people filing product, drug and medical device lawsuits? The products we use on a daily basis are covered by a number of safety regulations, meaning that companies must...
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$72 Million Fox Talc Verdict Rocks J&J
...powders, pediatricians and other medical professionals discourage the use of baby powder that contains talc. Even though test results claim it's safe, talc products still contain asbestos from time to...
September 13, 2017
Author Curtis Weyant
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Multidistrict Litigation
...MDL 875: Asbestos Products Liability Litigation (No. IV) MDL 2741: Roundup Products Liability Litigation MDL 2738: Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Litigation MDL Terminology Bellwether Trial One of the first...
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