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Woman Says Cancer A Surprise After Years Of J&J Talc Use

Law360, Los Angeles (August 10, 2017, 9:35 PM EDT) -- A woman who alleges Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder products caused her terminal ovarian cancer testified for a California jury on Thursday that in her five decades of daily use, she never saw any warning that the product could cause cancer.

During the third week of the trial in Los Angeles, plaintiff Eva Echeverria played for the jury videotapes of her being deposed in February and March — Echeverria was given six months to live by her doctors in January of this year, according to her attorneys, and alleges that J&J knew its Baby Powder product and Shower to Shower fragranced...

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