Johnson & Johnson: Company to pay 120 million dollar damages to woman suffering from cancer due to powder
International Desk: A New York court has fined the famous multinational company Johnson & Johnson $ 120 million. The court has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $ 120 million in damages after a Brooklyn woman and her husband accused her of cancer from the company's Talcum powder.
The woman used to use talcum powder. The
woman alleges that she has been using Johnson's talcum powder, causing damage to her health. The woman's lawyer told the court that the company's documents show that she had been aware since the 1970s that talcum powder could cause health damage. But it was hidden. The court upheld the woman's claim and imposed a $ 120 million fine on Johnson & Johnson.
This is not the first case against Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson has been mired in controversy . In February, a US court imposed a fine of Rs 475 crore on the company. The case was also of ovarian cancer and a woman named Jacqueline Fox was killed. Significantly, the company has been accused in the past that its baby powder contains carcinogenic elements. The company has over 15 thousand cases, which states that baby powder has led to mesothelioma, which is an aggressive cancer. Asbestos added to the powder is responsible for this.