STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Jury Reaches Defense Verdict for Talcum Powder Defendants in Missouri State Court Trial
March 3, 2017
ST. LOUIS –– A Missouri jury has reached a defense verdict in favor of Johnson & Johnson and Imerys Talc America at the conclusion of a talcum powder ovarian cancer trial, marking Johnson & Johnson’s first win in a Missouri state court trial, HarrisMartin Publishing is reporting.
The verdict was reached just moments ago by a Missouri 22nd Judicial Circuit Court for St. Louis City jury. Jurors heard closing arguments yesterday and retired to deliberate at 4:00 p.m. The jury deliberated today for approximately five hours before reaching its verdict.
The underlying claims were asserted by plaintiff Nora Daniels, ...