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Publication Archive: Healthcare

Joe Ciaccio Quoted on Filed COVID-19 Nursing Home Lawsuit

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Source: Times Union
A woman whose mother died of COVID-19 after contracting the disease while residing in a nursing home run by St. Peter’s Health Partners is suing the health care network for negligence, medical malpractice and wrongful death in a case that may test the strength of a law enacted last year to shield medical and long-term…Read the article

The Atlanta Voice Reports on J&J Talcum Powder Lawsuit

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Source: The Atlanta Voice
Internal documents from Johnson & Johnson reveal the company’s intent to market its talc-based products specifically to Black Women. Paul Napoli said the company put “profits over people, ignoring and hiding a mountain of research about the risks.” DownloadRead the article

Law360: Matt Lavin on UnitedHealth Court Ordered Process

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Source: Law360
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC partner Matthew Lavin, who represents patients who have been denied insurance coverage for mental health treatment, said the feedback he’s gotten from “hundreds of clients” is that UBH still isn’t fully covering substance abuse treatment. Under UBH’s current guidelines, developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, it should cover multiple types…Read the article

Talc Lawsuit: Johnson & Johnson Targeted Black Women

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Source: medtruth.
A new lawsuit filed in New Jersey against Johnson & Johnson adds a new charge to the usual complaints of talcum powder: racial targeting. According to statements made by civil rights attorneys Ben Crump and Paul Napoli, not only did Johnson & Johnson know that their talcum powder could cause ovarian cancer, they claim that…Read the article

J&J Marketed Talcum Powder Products Linked to Cancer

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Source: Our Time Press
A lawsuit alleging that Johnson & Johnson marketed talcum-based baby powder to Black women amid concerns over the product and ovarian cancer risks was filed Tuesday on behalf of the National Council of Negro Women. Attorneys Ben Crump and Paul Napoli, who filed the suit, accused the company in a statement Tuesday of “specific marketing…Read the article

Lawsuit: J&J Marketed Talcum Powder to Black Women

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Source: The Root
The National Council of Negro Women is suing Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company specifically marketed its talcum-based powder products to Black women without warning them of their alleged link to cancer. Civil rights attorney Ben Crump and personal injury attorney Paul Napoli filed the complaint on behalf of the organization, which advocates for “women…Read the article

Essence Reports on J&J Talcum Powder Lawsuit

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Source: Essence
Ben Crump and Paul Napoli, nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorneys of Ben Crump Law and Napoli Shkolnik respectively, announced a lawsuit on behalf of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) against Johnson & Johnson. “This lawsuit is about the lives of our grandmothers, our mothers, our wives, sisters and daughters- all…Read the article

ABC News: Crump, Napoli File Lawsuit Against J&J

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Source: ABC News
Prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump and Paul Napoli  have filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, alleging the pharmaceutical giant marketed talcum-based baby powder specifically to Black women despite links to ovarian cancers. The suit was filed in New Jersey  on behalf of members of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). The council,…Read the article

Talcum Powder Lawsuit: J & J Marketing Targeted Black Women

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Source: The Recorder
Attorney Ben Crump has teamed up once again with New York’s Napoli Shkolnik, this time suing Johnson & Johnson for marketing its baby powder to Black women, many of whom died of ovarian cancer. Crump and Napoli Shkolnik’s Paul Napoli represent the National Council of Negro Women, which filed the lawsuit Tuesday in New Jersey’s Atlantic County…Read the article

Crump, Napoli: Johnson & Johnson Targeted Black Women

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Source: USA Today Network
Ben Crump and Paul Napoli filed a lawsuit alleging that Johnson & Johnson marketed talcum-based baby powder to Black women amid concerns over the product and ovarian cancer risks. The case cites reports describing Johnson & Johnson’s “targeted marketing to Black women,” including a report in 2019 from Reuters that nearly half of the company’s spending on promotions for baby…Read the article