STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
14 New Talc-Based Powder Lawsuits Filed in New Jersey Coordinated Docket; Case Total Now Up to 139
April 11, 2016
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. –– Plaintiffs have filed 14 new talc-based powder cases in New Jersey in the last three weeks, bringing the total number of cases pending in that state’s coordinated docket to 139, according to a recent published case list.
Among those plaintiffs filing claims in the New Jersey Superior Court for Atlantic County is Diane Norris, who allegedly developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder “for nearly her entire life.”
Norris filed her complaint on April 6; in it, the 68-year-old said that the defendants –– including Johnson & Johnson, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies ...