Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417m in cancer lawsuit
Tuesday August 22 2017
Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder. The company has been ordered to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed terminal ovarian cancer after using the company's talc-based products. PHOTO | COURTESY
The case was one of thousands of lawsuits brought nationwide alleging the company failed to warn consumers of the risk of cancer from talc in its products.