April 11, 2023

Baby Powder, Bankruptcy and the Texas Two-Step

by The Journal

For decades, Johnson & Johnson has faced thousands of lawsuits from customers who claim the company's baby powder gave them cancer. The company denies responsibility. WSJ's Andrew Scurria explains how Johnson & Johnson is resorting to a controversial legal maneuver to try to settle the lawsuits.

Further Reading:

-Johnson & Johnson Seeks $9 Billion Settlement of Talc Lawsuits

-J&J Sharpens the Texas Two-Step

Further listening:

-Two Days of Reckoning for Opioid Makers

-A Pause on the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

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