Woman Who Blamed Baby Powder for Her Cancer Awarded $70 Million
$70million has been awarded by a Californian jury in damages against Johnson & Johnson after the woman claimed talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer.
Deborah Giannecchini of Modesto, California was diagnosed with the disease in 2012 and accused the company of ‘negligent conduct’ in making and and marketing the baby powder.
We are pleased the jury did the right thing. They once again reaffirmed the need for Johnson & Johnson to warn the public of the ovarian cancer risk associated with its product.
|Deborah Giannecchini, of Modesto, California claimed using Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder in an intimate fashion over many years led to her developing ovarian cancer|
- use of estrogen therapy after menopause
- not having any children
- certain genetic mutations and personal
- family history of breast or ovarian cancer.