Philadelphia Jury Clears J&J In Talc Cancer Case

By Matt Fair (September 24, 2021, 12:44 PM EDT) -- The first case in Philadelphia over alleged health risks associated with Johnson & Johnson's signature talcum powder came to an end Friday as a state jury cleared the company of claims that its product contributed to a woman's ovarian cancer diagnosis.

A Philadelphia jury cleared Johnson & Johnson on Friday of claims its talcum powder contributed to a woman's case of ovarian cancer. (Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) The jurors rejected arguments from Ellen Kleiner and her husband that J&J's talcum powder had been a contributing factor in a case of ovarian cancer she was diagnosed with in June 2011 after using...

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