Articles by Larry Bodine

Progress in Talcum Powder Multidistrict Litigation

Originally published on Mass Tort Nexus Dozens of talcum powder lawsuits filed on behalf of women who allegedly developed ovarian cancer due to Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based powders are moving forward in a multidistrict litigation now underway in the U.S.…

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Philadelphia Court Upholds $13.7 Million Award in Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Case

Originally published on Mass Tort Nexus Emphatically rejecting post-trial defense arguments, a Philadelphia Judge upheld a $13.7 million verdict against Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, for the defective design of Tension-free Vaginal Tape (TVT) that brought multiple surgeries and a…

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Behind a $55 Million Talc Verdict: J&J Knew About Cancer Risks Since the 1970s

Originally published on Mass Tort Nexus This May, jurors blasted Johnson & Johnson with an 8-figure verdict in a trial charging that the company knew that its talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower Powder causes ovarian cancer, and failed…

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Did Xarelto, the Drug Arnold Palmer Promoted, Lead to His Death?

Originally published on Mass Tort Nexus One of the final images of beloved golfer Arnold Palmer is the 87-year old in a TV commercial wearing a pink sweater and saying, “Treatment with Xarelto was the right move for us.” Many people…

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