Cancer patients receive $ 4.7 billion in damages

Cancer patients receive $ 4.7 billion in damages

World July 13, 2018 06:30

- Johnson \u0026 amp; Johnson (J \u0026 J) has to pay compensation of 4.7 billion dollars, approximately 4 billion euros, to 22 women who claim to have received ovarian cancer through the use of talcum powder from the American pharmacy group. This has determined a jury in St. Louis. In the talcum powder, asbestos would have been.

In total, about 9,000 lawsuits were filed on the talcum powder. This is the highest compensation that Johnson \u0026 amp; Johnson has to pay so far. Of the amount, $ 550 million is intended as damage compensation and over $ 4.1 billion as punishment.

Johnson \u0026 amp; Johnson denies all allegations and will challenge the jury decision.

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