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According to a report by Fortune.com J&J has said it’s facing 4,800 cases filed by plaintiffs across the US all of whom allege similar claims over its talc-based products. J&J also faces cases in California, where a jury awarded a woman $417 million, in August.
The verdict favoring the Fox Family came down in February 2016 and was the first of four jury awards that totaled $307 million. All four cases were heard in state court in St. Louis and were filed by plaintiffs who accused J&J of failing to adequately warn consumers of an alleged link between cancer and the use of its talc-based products.