Jun 15, 2021 | By Gayle Gerling Pettinga | Read Time: < 1minute
After accusations that it targeted cancer-related products to black communities, Johnson & Johnson will settle 1,000 lawsuits for $100 million.
Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder, which contains mostly talcum powder, continues to be linked to cancer. Further, Johnson & Johnson’s continuation to market the products to the black community sounded alarms among the public.
The pharmaceutical company faces an additional 19,000 lawsuits over potential carcinogens in its talcum products.
Born and raised in Evansville, Gayle is a respected, experienced lawyer and a valued community leader. She graduated near the top of her class at Indiana University’s prestigious Maurer School of Law. She’s practiced law with one of the largest firms in Indianapolis as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. And that means she knows how big law firms and big companies think and how they operate – and she will put that knowledge to work for you.
Gayle has received numerous awards and honors including Martindale-Hubbell — Peer Review Rated: AV®, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Attorneys in Indiana for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, and YWCA Evansville 100 Years, 100 Women Honoree, 2011.