Growing litigation over the fact that asbestos-contaminated talc was found in one of its products, Johnson and Johnson has to pay more than $100 million to settle more than 1,000 lawsuits.
The health care products maker recalled more than 30,000 bottles of its baby powder in the US and Canada in 2019, replacing these with a cornstarch-based product.
The accords, struck with several law firms, signal that the world’s largest maker of health care products is trying to get ahead of the burgeoning litigation, with some 20,000 lawsuits still pending, according to securities filings, as reported in an article in Bloomberg News.
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