Johnson & Johnson fined $ 2.1 billion over cancer factor powder

According to the Wall Street Journal, a spokesman for Johnson & Johnson said the company would appeal against this decision to the Supreme Court of Missouri

The big news is coming about the Talcum powder of Johnson & Johnson, known for its baby products worldwide. The news is that a US court has ordered the company to pay 2.1 billion US Dollars for conception cancer with talcum powder of this brand.

The Court of Appeals in the US state of Missouri has reduced the $ 4.4 billion fine imposed by a jury in 2018 on Johnson & Johnson, one of the world’s largest pharmaceuticals companies. In 2018, the court fined the company $ 4.4 billion. The company had been accused by 22 people that the use of its talcum powder had caused uterine cancer.

The court agreed that some complainants should not have been involved in the case as they were from outside the state.

But Tuesday’s decision upheld the loss judgment for the company, stating, “The company intentionally included the carcinogenic substance in the product, because the defendants are large, multi-billion-dollar corporations, we believe in this case.” Large amounts of punitive damages must be affected. “

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It is impossible to place a monetary value on complaints of physical, mental, and emotional suffering due to the losses suffered by the defendants.

Let us tell you that many such cases have been registered against Johnson & Johnson in the US, the company is accused of failing to warn of the risk of cancer in its tail-based products.