Woman awarded $29m in damages in Johnson & Johnson cancer case

California jury declines to award punitive damages to woman who blames baby powder for mesothelioma

A California jury has awarded $29m to a woman who said asbestos in Johnson & Johnson’s talcum-powder-based products caused her cancer.

Wednesday’s verdict, in California superior court in Oakland, marks the latest defeat for the healthcare conglomerate facing more than 13,000 talc-related lawsuits nationwide.

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