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Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7 billion in talcum powder suit

A St. Louis court has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay almost $4.7 billion after 22 women claimed they developed ovarian cancer from using Johnson & Johnson talcum powder-containing products. According to the lead counsel representing the group of women, six of the women died as a result of ovarian cancer caused by asbestos found in Johnson & Johnson's products. The women who died had used Johnson & Johnson products for over 40 years.

The negative effects of mold exposure

When black mold invades a property, it can cause numerous health problems among the people who live and work in the building. Perhaps you and others inside a building or home have coughs that won't go away. It's important to investigate whether black mold could be a problem, and whether you are living or working in a so-called "sick building."

How do criminal cases differ from civil ones?

There are some incidents that can result in more than one legal case. This surprises some people, but this isn't a violation of the double jeopardy law. It is possible to face a criminal charge and a civil charge in connection with one event. A person can also have one type of case and not the other.

Uber settles after deadly accident involving self-driving car

Uber was testing out its new self-driving vehicles in Arizona, with a human emergency driver still in the vehicle, when the car slammed into a woman pushing a bike across the street at night. Tragically, that woman was killed.

How the civil lawsuit process works

As you may already be aware, civil cases are often brought by a single individual or company against either another person, business or government entity. A large portion of civil lawsuits that are brought center around collecting on a debt, damage to one's property or person, a contract being violated or a divorce.

  • MCBA | Maricopa County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • ABA | American bar Association | Defending Liberty Pursuing Justice
  • Oregon State bar
  • NACBA | National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • NACA | National Association of Consumer Advocates
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