JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Kansas health officials continue to investigate the measles outbreak in Johnson, Linn, and Miami counties. To date, officials have identified 13 Johnson County confirmed cases, along with 2 Linn County residents, and 1 Miami County resident. There have also been two cases in Kansas City, Mo. Officials also noted one more new location possibly exposed to measles: Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in the lobby and sanctuary; 13300 Kenneth Road, Leawood, Kan.; April 8 from...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Health officials have released two new exposure locations after two more cases of the measles were confirmed in Kansas City earlier this week. On Wednesday, a Kansas City Health Department spokesperson confirmed the two new cases, bringing the city’s total to four cases. A Liberty School District spokesperson said one of the new cases stems from a student at a Liberty elementary school who lives in KC. Parents in the district received a letter Wednesday saying, “At this […]
The New Jersey man has been awarded a total of $117 million.
A state jury on Wednesday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its talc supplier to pay an additional $80 million in punitive damages to a New Jersey man who sued the companies, claiming he developed cancer from asbestos in talc-based baby powder, Reuters reported.
Johnson & Johnson was already ordered by the jury last week to pay the man, Stephen Lanzo III, and his wife, $37 million in compensatory...