$ 417 million was given as a compensation from a court to a woman who sued the famous company Johnson & Johnson (J & J)
Claiming company’s talc-based products like Johnson’s Baby Powder caused her cancer when she used it for her personal hygiene.
The compensation for Eva Echeveria is the largest in lawsuits in which the company is accused of not adequately warning consumers of the risks of developing cancer from the use of its talc products.
63-year-old Evergreen in her treatment claims she has had ovarian cancer at the final stage after using for decades J & J’s products. Her lawyers argued that the company encouraged women to use their products although they knew there were studies linking ovarian cancer after using it in the sensitive area.