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New Complaint Filed in S.C. State Court Alleges Exposure to Talcum Powder Caused Mesothelioma
September 11, 2018
COLUMBIA, S.C. –– A new asbestos complaint has been filed in South Carolina state court alleging that a former insulator was exposed to a number of asbestos-containing products, including talcum powder ones manufactured by Johnson & Johnson.
In a complaint filed Aug. 30 in the South Carolina 5th Judicial Circuit Court of Common Pleas, the plaintiffs contended that it is the cumulative exposures that caused James Michael Hill to have been diagnosed with mesothelioma.
Hill was exposed to asbestos-containing products over the course of his career as an insulator, including automobile friction products, pumps, turbines, valves, boilers, insulation, gaskets, ...