Jury Awards $4.14B in J&J Talc Powder Case

A jury in St. Louis has awarded twenty-two plaintiffs $550 million in damages in a lawsuit against consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson. The suit alleged asbestos contained in the company’s talcum powder gave the plaintiffs cancer. The jury also awarded $4.14 billion in punitive damages. According to the plaintiffs, the company’s powder caused ovarian […]

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Lyft to Provide Free Rides for Cancer Patients

Ride-sharing giant Lyft has announced a partnership with the American Cancer Society by which rides for cancer patients to their treatment appointments will be free of charge. The rides are the product of a partnership with ACS’s Road to Recovery program that provides transportation to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not […]

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