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J&J’s Talc Winning Streak Continues With Calif. Mesothelioma Verdict

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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A California jury sided with J&J Nov. 16 in the first trial over whether alleged asbestos in the firm's talcum powders caused plaintiff's mesothelioma. The verdict could help check what threatens to be a new field of litigation against J&J for alleged talc dangers, and the firm also is gaining momentum in its defense against ovarian cancer claims.

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