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Johnson & Johnson Files Unit for Bankruptcy to Resolve Talc Liabilities

October 14, 2021
LTL Management Inc. (LTL) filed for bankruptcy protection in the Western District of North Carolina on Oct. 14, seeking to resolve thousands of talc personal injury claims filed against it in state and federal courts around the country. LTL is...
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USEPA Expands Scope of TRI Reporting for Ethylene Oxide

October 13, 2021
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced that it will be taking steps to advance transparency, environmental justice, and increase the public’s access to environmental information through its Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) program. As part of the announcement, the...
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Bankruptcy Judge in Imerys Talc Bankruptcy Eliminates More Than 15,000 Votes

October 13, 2021
WILMINGTON, DE – A bankruptcy judge overseeing the Imerys Talc America bankruptcy case issued an opinion on Oct. 13, throwing out the ballots of more than 15,000 claimants that had voted in favor of Imerys’ reorganization plan, effectively suspending a...
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EPA Expands PFAS Requirements Under TSCA

October 04, 2021
On September 26, the USEPA announced a new proposed reporting requirement regarding per- and polyfluorinated chemicals, or PFAS, that could have a substantial impact on businesses across industry sectors. The proposed new rule requires businesses that have manufactured or imported...
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Cherokee Nation Reaches $75 Million Opioid Settlement

September 28, 2021
The Cherokee Nation announced today it has reached an agreement to settle its opioid claims against opioid distributors McKesson, AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp., and Cardinal Health for $75 million. The settlement will be paid out by the distributors over six and...
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Jury Returns Defense Verdict for J&J in Philadelphia’s First Ovarian Cancer Talc Trial

September 27, 2021
PHILADELPHIA – In the city’s first ovarian cancer trial alleging injuries from Johnson & Johnson’s baby talcum powder, a Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas jury on Sept. 24 absolved J&J of responsibility that its baby powder caused a woman...
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