Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay a hefty sum of $110 million to Lois Slemp for causing her cancer. The court believed that the talc and baby powder products used for feminine hygiene were not labeled as a risk to cause ovarian cancer.
A state jury in Missouri did not think that evidence linking talcum powder with ovarian cancer was strong enough to require Johnson & Johnson to put warning labels on its products. This is a victory for the company after it lost three previous, similar lawsuits in St. Louis.
Google is collaborating with Johnson & Johnson to form a new company called Verb Surgical that is aimed at making systems that are robot-assisted that would provide faster, smarter and advanced systems
Johnson & Johnson is once again reminding doctors to steer clear of certain medical tools used to perform a hysterectomy or fibroid-removal surgery.
Instead of alerting patients whose blood glucose level is dangerously high, the device simply shuts off.
The attorney for the plaintiff suing Johnson and Johnson for their metal-on-metal hip implants says that the company’s pursuit of profits led it to sell an implant that was defective and wore out more quickly than that of their competitors.
Johnson & Johnson lost its first case regarding its vaginal mesh product and must pay $3.35 million to the plaintiff.