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J&J loses mistrial bid in talc mesothelioma trial

5 Apr 2018 by under Legal

640px Talc mutnikSVK01 100x100 J&J loses mistrial bid in talc mesothelioma trialA New Jersey Superior Court Judge rejected ’s bid for a mistrial in a case brought by a man who claims the company’s talcum powder products contain asbestos and contributed to his developing mesothelioma. The consumer health care giant argued that the plaintiff’s attorney spoke out of turn during closing arguments when he said that Johnson & Johnson withheld information from and essentially lied to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (more…)