J&J Escapes Suit Over Talc-Based Baby Powder

Law360, New York (July 17, 2017, 2:11 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Friday tossed a proposed class action alleging Johnson & Johnson didn’t disclose that its talc-based baby powder could contribute to a higher risk of ovarian cancer, saying the customer failed to prove that she suffered or will suffer an injury from the product.

U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson said Mona Estrada, who suffered no physical harm from use of the baby powder, hasn’t demonstrated that Johnson & Johnson was legally obligated to disclose the alleged cancer risks associated with its baby powder or that she relied upon the company’s safety claims when making her...

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