J&J faces 25,000 baby powder lawsuits, assigns $4B litigation expenses

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2/23/2021 2:57:00 PM

Johnson & Johnson faces 25,000 US lawsuits over its baby powder. Some users say talc in the product caused their cancers.

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Johnson & Johnson has set aside $3.9 billion in"litigation expenses," it said Monday.This includes funds related to the talc scandal, where its baby powder was linked to asbestos.As of January 3, it faced 25,000 US lawsuits over its baby powder, the pharmaceutical giant said.

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Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories.Pharmaceuticals giant Johnson & Johnson has set aside $3.9 billion in"litigation expenses," including dealing with a years-long battle over its talc baby powder, of which one bottle was found to contain asbestos.

The company set aside the funds"primarily [for] talc related reserves and certain settlements," it said in an.This is substantially higher than the $400 million it set aside for litigation expenses in 2019.The number of pending personal injury lawsuits related to its baby powder"continues to increase," the company said. As of January 3, it faced 25,000 lawsuits over its baby powder in the US, it said. headtopics.com

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