Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson

FILE – In this April 15, 2011, file photo, a bottle of Johnson’s baby powder is displayed in San Francisco. A judge on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maren Nelson granted the company’s request for a new trial, saying there were errors and jury misconduct in the previous trial that ended with the award two months ago. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

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