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Jury finds Johnson & Johnson, Imerys liable for $70 million in third ovarian cancer talc trial

October 27, 2016 - A third St. Louis jury has found Johnson & Johnson liable for ovarian cancer linked to talcum powder in its Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products. Talc supplier Imerys also... Read More


Diabetes drug Invokana linked to ketoacidosis

September 30, 2016 - Invokana, which contains the drug ingredient canagliflozin, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in March 2012. Read More


Jere Beasley challenges J&J to release all talc documents, trial transcripts

August 25, 2016 - Announcing its appeal of two multimillion-dollar verdicts linking talc to ovarian cancer, Johnson & Johnson claims plaintiff lawyers created confusion about the link, while denying its own... Read More


Possible serious side effects of PPI heartburn drugs include increased risk of kidney disease

June 29, 2016 - The research looked at the treatment of nearly 200,000 patients for more than five years and found approximately 20 percent higher risk of kidney disease in PPI users. Read More


Lawsuits target drug makers over testosterone side effects

May 31, 2016 - Testosterone drugs heavily advertised by pharmaceutical companies for men who have “Low T,” or low testosterone, to fight symptoms that come naturally as a man ages, have been linked to... Read More


Jere Beasley calls for Johnson & Johnson to end talc litigation

May 5, 2016 - Following another jury verdict finding Johnson & Johnson liable for ovarian cancer related to its talc products, Jere Beasley calls on the company to end talc litigation, pull talc products... Read More


Johnson & Johnson hit with second verdict linking talc products to ovarian cancer

May 2, 2016 - A Missouri state jury awarded Plaintiff Gloria Ristesund $55 million, finding J&J talcum powder products liable for her ovarian cancer. The verdict includes $5 million in actual damages and... Read More


Jere Beasley discusses J&J Talc Verdict with Ringler Radio

April 25, 2016 - St. Louis jury awarded the family of Jacqueline Fox $72 million, which included $10 million in actual damages and $62 million in punitive damages Read More


Physician shares science of talcum powder link to ovarian cancer risk ahead of next scheduled trials

March 7, 2016 - Dr. Daniel Cramer has explained talcum powder link to ovarian cancer; discusses research as trial calendar for additional talc cases moves forward. Read More


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