Calif. Woman Awarded $50M In Talc Suit

A Los Angeles jury has awarded a 76-year-old woman and her husband more than $50 million in damages for the cancer she said she got from using Avon cosmetics containing asbestos-tainted talc, according to a pair of verdicts. The jury found that Avon Products Inc.’s negligence in manufacturing its cosmetics was a substantial factor in causing harmContinue reading “Calif. Woman Awarded $50M In Talc Suit”

What’s Happened This Week? March 15, 2021

SERVICE MEMBERS SEEK HEARING ON 3M EARPLUG SITEService members and veterans on Friday told the Florida federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation over allegedly defective 3M earplugs that the multinational company posted a website about the product that could sway potential jurors.The service members requested a hearing on the issue, saying 3M apparently paid to haveContinue reading “What’s Happened This Week? March 15, 2021”