Jury Awards $4.7 Billion To Women of all ages In Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Suit

Enlarge this imageAccording to MarketWatch, Johnson & Johnson “has been fighting more than 9,000 talcum-powder lawsuits with mixed succe s. It says its signature powder has always been safe and asbestos-free.”Jeff Chiu/APhide captiontoggle captionJeff Chiu/APAccording to MarketWatch, Johnson & Johnson “has been fighting more than 9,000 talcum-powder lawsuits with mixed succe s. It says its signature powder has always been safe and asbestos-free.”Jeff Chiu/APJohnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay nearly $4.7 billion in damages to 22 ladies and their families who say asbestos found in the company https://www.twinsside.com/minnesota-twins/kent-hrbek-jersey ‘s talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer. The St. Louis Circuit Court jury awarded $4.14 billion in punitive damages and $550 million in compensatory damages to the plaintiffs, who said the company failed to warn about the cancer risks. According to MarketWatch, the punitive damages award was “the biggest single verdict in such cases so far.” In a statement on Thursday, Johnson & Johnson said it was “deeply disappointed” by the verdict and would appeal the decision. “Johnson & Johnson remains confident that its products do not contain asbestos and do not cause ovarian cancer and intends to pursue all available appellate remedies,” spokeswoman Carol Goodrich said. “Every verdict against Johnson & Johnson in this court that has gone through the appeals proce s has been reversed and the multiple errors present in this trial were worse than those in the prior trials which have been reversed,” she said. Shots – Health News Does Baby Powder Cause Cancer? A Jury Says Yes. Scientists Aren’t So Sure According to MarketWatch, “Punitive damages, especially those many times higher than the compensatory damages, are often reduced by the trial judge or reversed on appeal. The company has been fighting more than 9,000 talcum-powder lawsuits with mixed succe s. It says its signature powder has always been safe and asbestos-free.” The New York Times adds, “The company has said concerns about talc’s being linked to cancer are based on inconclusive research. … And according to the National Cancer Institute, claims that talc Jason Castro Jersey used for feminine hygiene purposes can be absorbed by the reproductive system and cause inflammation Phil Hughes Jersey in the ovaries are not supported by ‘the weight of evidence.’ ” Last year, a judge threw out a similar case against Johnson & Johnson involving a $417 million jury award. At the time, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maren Nelson granted the company a new trial, saying there were errors and jury misconduct in the original trial. A lawyer for the plaintiffs, Mark Lanier, told the Times that six of the women had died and that the remaining 16, along with friends and relatives, were in the courtroom for the verdict. “We hope this verdict will get the attention of the J&J board and that it will lead them to better inform the medical community and the public about the connection between asbestos, talc, and ovarian cancer,” Lanier said, according to AP. Reuters writes, “The majority of the lawsuits that J&J faces involve claims that talc itself caused ovarian cancer, but a smaller number of cases allege that contaminated talc caused mesothelioma, a ti sue cancer closely linked to asbestos exposure.”

The eccentric Yogi Berra was an American institution

Word was out this summer in my hometown of Montclair, N.J., that Yogi Berra was not at all in good shape, which was something of a municipal crisis.Yogi was a local institution, a sporting hero and bard emeritus. He has his own museum and learning center here, where he would occasionally hold court. I watched the Fourth of July fireworks with him and his remarkable wife, Carmen, three summers ago through the back windows of that museum. When Carmen died last year, we figured it was only a matter of time. The two had been inseparable, an entwined model of love and generosity.Yogi was public domain in Montclair, maybe in America. And if you thought you knew him, well, you probably did. He was one of those rare celebrities whose private personality matched the civic persona. He was kind, quiet, eccentric. He laughed at himself, the greatest gift of all. Baseball always came naturally to Yogi, yet he also understood there were parts of that game he would never control. He could win 10 World Series rings and three MVPs as a player, but he could never convince George Steinbrenner that he was the right manager for the job.MORE YOGI: Great images | His most famous saying I covered Yogi when he was managing the Yankees back in 1984, and saw firsthand how he somehow operated with relative Tony Oliva Jersey calm in the most insane position imaginable. The Yankees were a good team then, not great, actually a lot like they are this season. The blustery figure of Steinbrenner was forever breathing down his neck, a relationship that would blow up entirely the next spring. Yogi must have been boiling inside at the interference. But the same nonsense that destroyed Billy Martin only made Yogi more resolute. He wasn’t happy. The Paul Molitor Jersey sportswriters could see that much. He grew quieter and quieter. When he was dismi sed the next season after 16 games, he cut off Steinbrenner in a fashion that surprised all of us. We suddenly realized just how much he had been tormented in this role, the slave of a relative madman.After he was summarily fired, his 14-year boycott of the Yankees became an act of sheer will and important proof that Yogi was more than a mascot. He regained his connection to the Yankees when Steinbrenner finally apologized, came to the museum bearing gifts.Hello, Yogi, Steinbrenner finally said, on that day in January 1999.You’re 10 minutes late, Yogi replied.I don’t think Yogi really cared much about his relationship with Steinbrenner, even after the reconciliation. What he cared about was that he could now again visit Yankee Stadium, walk through the clubhouse, chat with Derek Jeter and Jorge Posada. His enthusiasm for the Yankees was reignited. He came often to the Bronx. He was back in his element, talking baseball.His final years, before Carmen died, were wonderful times for him. He had the Yankees again. He was with family and friends. He lent his name to just causes, to civil rights and LGBT campaigns. His museum and learning center was a social gathering place, and if you met him there he would always tell you what he thought about the Yankees’ chances. They need starting pitching, he told me, frankly, the last time we spoke. And of course, he was right.Physical problems got the best of him recently, and there was a sense that we were all running out of time with this legend. A campaign began to get Yogi the Congre sional Medal https://www.twinsedge.com/minnesota-twins/bert-blyleven-jersey of Freedom, for his participation with the Navy in the Normandy Invasion and for everything he meant to this country. By June, there were the nece sary 100,000 signatures on the petition needed to nominate him. It would have been nice to get that medal to him during his lifetime. It would still be nice for the family. In this matter, President Obama has come to a fork in the road and should take it.I heard one of those Yogi-isms firsthand. It was down in spring training in 1983, in Fort Lauderdale. Billy Martin was managing. Mickey Mantle and Yogi were down there as coaches, and Mantle asked Yogi if he wanted to go to with them to watch a couple of old Steve McQueen movies at the local theater. Yogi asked Mantle which ones were playing.I know one is ‘Bullitt,’ Mantle said.I never heard of it, Yogi said. He must have made that one before he died.We always knew what Yogi meant, even when it made no sense whatsoever.Filip Bondy was a sports columnist for the New York Daily News for more than 20 years. His latest book, available on Amazon, is “The Pine Tar Game: The Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees, and Baseball’s Most Absurd and Entertaining Controversy.”

River ganó en Paraguay ante Guaraní y dio un paso firme para pasar de fase

Por los octavos de final de la Copa Libertadores, River venció en Asución, Paraguay, 2 a 0 a Guaraní en el partido de ida. De esta manera el Millonario dio un paso frime de cara a la clacificación.

Los goles del cojunto que dirige Marcelo Gallardo fueron obra de Ignacio Scocco (en su debut, luego de llegar de Newell’s) y Marcelo Larrondo.

Gustavo Matosas dirigió la práctica y hubo una cara nueva

En su quinto día de trabajo, el flamante nuevo entrenador de Estudiantes, Gustavo Matosas, encabezó otra práctica en donde se lo notó muy enchufado y enfático en la dirección del entrenamiento.

Por su parte, estuvo presente la cara nueva del equipo, Gastón Campi. Este jugador (defensor), proveniente de Atlético Rafaela (su pase pertenecía a Racing) realizó su primera práctica en el Pincha.