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Not Just J&J’s Problem: The Evolving Talc Litigation Landscape

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Legal experts see cosmetic talc suits flaring along two tracks – either alleging the carcinogenicity of talc itself or linking cancer cases to asbestos-tainted talc sources. At least one attorney sees the latter as a potentially bigger threat to the cosmetics industry with the traditional pool of asbestos defendants drying up.

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