The Latest: Plaintiff wanted to help others in talc case

FILE - In this April 19, 2010, file photo, Johnson's baby powder is squeezed from its container. On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, a Los Angeles County Superior Court spokeswoman confirmed that a jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
FILE - In this April 15, 2011, file photo, a bottle of Johnson's baby powder is displayed. On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, a Los Angeles County Superior Court spokeswoman confirmed that a jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on a Los Angeles jury ordering Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case alleging talcum powder causes ovarian cancer (all times local):

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12:30 p.m.

The attorney for a hospitalized woman who won a $417 million judgment in a lawsuit claiming the talc in Johnson & Johnson's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer says his client is not looking for sympathy.

Mark Robinson says Monday that Eva Echeverria wanted through her lawsuit to get a message out to help other women.

Echeverria said in court documents that she used the baby powder daily from the 1950s until 2016 and was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2007.

Robinson says he called Echeverria in the hospital to deliver the news about the jury's Monday verdict.

Johnson & Johnson spokeswoman Carol Goodrich said the company will appeal.

She says the company sympathizes with ovarian cancer patients but insisted science supports the safety of Johnson's baby powder.

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11:45 a.m.

A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.

Los Angeles County Superior Court spokeswoman Liz Martinez confirmed the verdict Monday.

California resident Eva Echeverria alleged the company failed to adequately warn consumers about the potential talcum powder cancer risks.

Johnson & Johnson spokeswoman Carol Goodrich says in a statement the company will appeal the jury's decision.

A St. Louis, Missouri jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $110.5 million to a woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012 and had used talcum powder.

The company has lost several other cases.

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