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J&J Defendants Move to Dismiss Asbestos Case, Say Complaint Fails to Set Forth Factual Basis

NEW YORK –– Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. have moved to dismiss a recently filed asbestos complaint, saying that the lawsuit concerns asbestos and that it is “utterly unclear” from the lawsuit “when, or under what circumstances Plaintiff alleges the J&J defendants were involved in this exposure.”

In the Nov. 9 motion to dismiss filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the defendants argued that the plaintiffs had not named a single product made or sold by the companies.

“In short, it is simply impossible for the J&J Defendants ...

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Notice of Removal
Motion to Dismiss

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