Injured People

Today Tonight: $525m Johnson & Johnson payout sparks talcum powder cancer fears

Famous household brand Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay an astonishing A$525 million to a US woman who claimed she developed terminal ovarian cancer after using the company’s talcum-powder-based products. The case is one of thousands of lawsuits brought across the US alleging the company failed to warn consumers of the risk of cancer from talc in its products.

But are there Australian victims and can they make claims for compensation?

TGB partner Tim White spoke to Channel 7’s “Today Tonight” program.

Watch the interview here.