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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay Record $417 Million to Woman Who Claimed Baby Powder Gave Her Ovarian Cancer

On Monday, a Los Angeles jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in compensatory and punitive damages to 63-year-old Eva Echeverria, a former medical receptionist dying of ovarian cancer after using the company’s Baby Powder product for decades. To date, it’s the largest amount the company has been required…

Israeli Court Rules That El Al Airline Can't Force Women to Move Seats to Accommodate Ultra-Orthodox Men 

A Jerusalem court has ruled in favor of 83-year-old plaintiff Renee Rabinowitz, who sued Israel’s El Al airline for asking her to move seats at the request of a Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) man, the New York Times reports. The court found that asking people to move due to their gender violated Israel’s anti-discrimination…

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