STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
J&J Defendants File Brief in Talcum Powder MDL Supporting Testimony of Molecular Biologists
June 12, 2019
NEWARK, N.J. –– Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. have challenged a motion to exclude opinions of their molecular biologists proffered in the national talcum powder multidistrict litigation docket, maintaining that the plaintiffs have “misperceived” the nature of the expert testimony.
In an opposition brief filed May 29 filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Johnson & Johnson defendants challenged the plaintiffs’ motion to exclude the opinions of Benjamin G. Neel, M.D., Ph.D., Ie-Ming Shih, M.D., Ph.D., Jeff Boyd, Ph.D., and Michael Birrer, M.D., Ph.D.
Calling the experts a “Who’s Who ...