June 2, 2021 — The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it would not hear Johnson & Johnson’s $2 billion decision on appeal in favor of women who said they developed ovarian cancer From using the company’s talc products.
The country’s top court did not explain why it dismissed Johnson & Johnson’s appeal, The Associated Press Reported.
A state court in Missouri initially awarded $4.7 billion to 22 women, but a state appeals court reduced it to $2 billion and removed two plaintiffs.
Johnson & Johnson claimed it was not treated fairly because it faced a trial involving 22 plaintiffs from 12 states and different backgrounds. AP Reported.
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