STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report

HarrisMartin: Missouri Jurors Award $110 Million at Conclusion of Fifth State Court Talc Trial

ST. LOUIS –– Jurors have awarded $110 million at the conclusion of the fifth Missouri talcum powder trial, finding Johnson & Johnson defendants liable for the plaintiff’s development of ovarian cancer, HarrisMartin Publishing is reporting.

The Missouri 22nd Judicial Circuit Court for St. Louis City jury reached the verdict moments ago after 16 days of trial and nearly one-and-a-half days of deliberations.

The claims were the first to be tried since jurors –– for the first time in a Missouri state court talcum powder case –– reached a defense verdict in favor of Johnson & Johnson defendants. The first three ...

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