STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

Johnson & Johnson’s Appeal of $55 Million Talc Verdict Docketed in Missouri Appellate Court

ST. LOUIS –– Johnson & Johnson defendants’ attempts to reverse a $55 million verdict entered in the second talcum powder lawsuit to proceed to trial in St. Louis has been docketed in the Missouri Court of Appeals.

The notice of appeal was filed on Oct. 4 in the Eastern District of the Missouri Court of Appeals; the defendants had filed the notice of appeal on Sept. 16, challenging the trial court’s decision to enter a judgment in favor of the plaintiffs and deny the defendants’ post-trial motions.

In addressing those post-trial motions, the Missouri 22nd Judicial Circuit Court for St. ...

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