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J&J found liable in Oklahoma opioid case and ordered to pay $572M; pledges to appeal

Johnson & Johnson fought hard against Oklahoma’s claims the company played a “kingpin” role in the state’s opioid epidemic, but its lawyers fell short in those efforts after a six-week trial. On Monday, Judge Thad Balkman ruled that J&J created a public nuisance and ordered the company to pay $ 572 million as part of an opioid abatement plan.  Oklahoma… Read More »

J&J, Colgate ordered to pay nearly $10 million in California talc cancer case

Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York. Lucas Jackson | Reuters A California jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of a plaintiff who blamed her cancer on talcum-based products made by Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive. Plaintiff Patricia Schmitz will be awarded $ 4.8 million in damages from… Read More »