Judge Backs Jury Finding In J&J Body Powder Cancer Suit

Law360, New York (November 22, 2013, 5:55 PM EST) -- A South Dakota federal judge on Tuesday supported a jury's finding against Johnson & Johnson on a negligence claim in a woman's lawsuit linking her cancer to the company's talcum body powder, though it still owes her no damages.

U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier denied Johnson & Johnson's motion for judgment as a matter of law, which the company filed during a trial over plaintiff Deane Berg's allegations that Johnson & Johnson failed to warn her that Johnson's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower could cause ovarian...
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Case Information

Case Title

Berg v. Johnson & Johnson et al

Case Number



South Dakota

Nature of Suit

Contract: Insurance


Karen E. Schreier

Date Filed

December 3, 2009

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