These women used talcum powder, got cancer! Company to pay $5 bn to them
A jury in the US on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.69 billion in damages to 22 women and their families who had claimed the company`s talcum power products caused them to develop ovarian cancer.
Johnson & Johnson, which has announced that it will appeal against the verdict, argues that its talc products do not contain asbestos or cause cancer. Image source: Reuters