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J&J Talc Verdict Spells Opportunity For Plaintiffs, Talc-Free Powder Market

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Johnson & Johnson is working to assure consumers of talc safety following a St. Louis jury verdict ordering the company to pay $72m in damages to the family of a late Alabama woman who attributed her ovarian cancer to perineal use of the company's baby and body powders. Around 1,200 similar cases are pending against the company in Missouri and New Jersey courts.


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