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New York court strikes down $7M talc/asbestos verdict, says plaintiff's evidence was lacking

By Dan Fisher | Jun 20, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - In an encouraging sign for talcum powder manufacturers facing a new wave of asbestos litigation in New York, a state appeals court has thrown out a 2017 jury verdict in a talc case because the plaintiff’s experts failed to explain how she could have contracted cancer from the cosmetic powder.

A juror claimed there was a 'child game' happening within the jury that nailed J&J with a huge asbestos verdict

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 20, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A $325 million jury verdict in a talcum powder/asbestos case was recently issued against Johnson & Johnson after one juror complained deliberations had been hijacked by others on the jury, and it is unlikely to survive appellate review, an expert says.

J&J faces $25M-plus verdict in NYC talcum powder case, says key witness made 'falsities in his testimony'

By John O'Brien | May 21, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The first result for plaintiffs lawyers banking on talcum powder lawsuits in New York City’s controversial asbestos court is a positive one, as a jury has hit Johnson & Johnson with a $25 million verdict.

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