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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay US$417m in lawsuit tying its baby powder to cancer

Medical receptionist says she developed disease after using talc on her perineum for decades

New York

IN what may be the largest award so far in a lawsuit tying ovarian cancer to talcum powder, a Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay US$417 million in damages to a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after using the company's trademark...

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