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The Cheek Law Firm, LLC NEW ORLEANS LA

In an article in the June2016 issue of LouisianaAdvocates, I discussed the history and status of talcum powder litigation. Then, two large verdicts had already been returned against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) for claims by women who alleged that they developed ovarian cancer due to perineal application of various J&J talcum and baby powder products

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The Cheek Law Firm, LLC NEW ORLEANS LA

A New Jersey federal judge ruled Thursday that a Louisiana woman’s lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products caused her ovarian cancer belongs in the southern state because there was no proof she fraudulently added a Louisiana-based drugstore to her complaint just to keep it in that jurisdiction.

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