Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay US$4.7bn in damages to women in talc cancer case

July 13, 2018
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has been ordered to pay US$4.7bn to 22 women who claim the company’s talc products contain asbestos that caused them to develop ovarian cancer. Following a six-week trial at a court in the US state of Missouri, the jury in the ruled in favour of the women who were awarded US$500mln in compensation...

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