The company Johnson & Johnson is a long-time operating company who is most well known for their wide variety of infant care products. However, as of August 22nd, the brand is facing legal battles with Eva Echeverria, a once loyal customer from California. She allegedly developed ovarian cancer as a result of her frequent use of Johnson & Johnson talcum powder for her personal care.
- The defendant, Johnson and Johnson, lost a case recently, where the jury awarded a California woman 70 million in compensatory damages and 347 million in punitive damages.
- The 63 year old woman, suffered ovarian cancer, a condition considered to be linked to her longtime use of the Johnson and Johnson baby powder.
- Eva Echevrria’s case is merely one of thousands of such cases currently going through state and federal court.
“On Monday, a jury awarded a California woman $417 million because she developed ovarian cancer and had used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder for decades.”