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Jurors Enter Third Day of Deliberations in Cosmetic Talcum Powder Asbestos Case Against J&J
September 20, 2018
LOS ANGELES –– A Los Angeles jury has entered its third day of deliberations in a cosmetic talcum powder asbestos case, weighing whether Johnson & Johnson is liable for a woman’s development of mesothelioma.
Trial began in the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County on Aug. 20; closing arguments started on Sept. 13, continuing through until Sept. 17. Jurors received the case one day later and have asked two questions during the course of deliberations.
Whatever verdict is reached will be entered against Johnson & Johnson defendants only; Imerys Talc America was involved in the case, but reached ...