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N.J. Jury Awards $37.3 Million to 4 Plaintiffs in J&J Asbestos-Talc Trial; Punitive Phase Set for Fall

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A New Jersey jury awarded a total of $37.3 million in compensatory damages to four plaintiffs in an asbestos-talc case after determining that their abdominal mesothelioma was caused by their exposure to Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder, sources have confirmed to HarrisMartin Publishing.

The nine-member Middlesex County (N.J.) Superior Court jury reached their verdict on Sept. 11 in the four cases, which were consolidated for a trial that began on July 15. Hon. Ana C. Viscomi presided over the trial.

Sources told HarrisMartin that the jury’s decision was unanimous on all causes of action and on ...

Associated Documents
Ronning Verdict Sheet
McNeill Verdict Sheet
Etheridge Verdict Sheet
Barden Verdict Sheet

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