STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Missouri Court Enters Judgment in Talc Case that Ended in $55 Million Verdict
May 19, 2016
ST. LOUIS –– The Missouri court that oversaw a recent talc-based powder trial that ended in a $55 million verdict has entered judgment in the matter, noting that the jury found in favor of the plaintiffs on negligence and failure-to-warn claims, but rejected the plaintiffs’ conspiracy cause of action.
The Missouri 22nd Judicial Circuit Court for St. Louis City entered the judgment on May 17, also recognizing that jurors found that the liability be split evenly between Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies.
The Missouri jury reached the verdict on May 2, HarrisMartin Publishing was the ...