Woman who says Johnson & Johnson baby powder gave her cancer given £30m damages

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Woman who says Johnson & Johnson baby powder gave her cancer is awarded £30MILLION damages after a landmark trial ruling

A WOMAN who developed cancer linked to asbestos in Johnson & Johnson's talc, has won $40.3 million after a judge ordered the company to make the massive pay out.

Despite the exact cause of mesothelioma remaining unclear, it is claimed that asbestos can enter the lungs and fuel the development of the cancer.So far, more than 14,000 lawsuits have been launched claiming that Johnson & Johnson's baby powder triggered ovarian cancer and mesothelioma.In the case of Ms Cabibi, Johnson & Johnson's defence stated that asbestos was once found everywhere after being used as insulation in buildings.

Both were confirmed to be in the company's baby powder and shower products, which the pensioner had used.

 

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