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Mistrial Declared in Cosmetic Talcum Powder Asbestos Case Against J&J
September 24, 2018
LOS ANGELES –– A mistrial has been declared in the latest cosmetic talcum powder asbestos case against Johnson & Johnson after jurors indicated to the court that they were deadlocked, sources confirmed to HarrisMartin Publishing.
The California Superior Court for Los Angeles County jury was unable to reach a verdict after four full days of deliberations. Trial began on Aug. 20; closing arguments started on Sept. 13, continuing through until Sept. 17. Jurors received the case one day later and indicated to the court moments ago that they were deadlocked after entering their fifth day of deliberations.
The mistrial ...