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J&J Blames Jury Misconduct for $417 Million Talc Powder Verdict

J&J Blames Jury Misconduct for $417 Million Talc Powder Verdict

By Edvard Pettersson, Bloomberg News Johnson & Johnson says a $417 million verdict in a talc powder cancer case should be thrown out because three jurors were excluded by fellow panelists from the decision-making process. The three were wrongly left out of deliberations on the fourth-largest U.S. jury award of the year because they didn’t

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Why Johnson & Johnson Would Like to Forget 2016: QuickTake Q&A

By Margaret Cronin Fisk and Jef Feeley, Bloomberg News Johnson & Johnson had a year for the record books — it lost six of 2016’s seven largest jury verdicts in the U.S. over product defect claims. This year may be no better. The company is facing at least 17 trials in state and federal courts in

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The Lawsuits Keep Coming for Johnson & Johnson

By Margaret Cronin Fisk and Jef Feeley, Bloomberg Businessweek Johnson & Johnson was hit with six of the seven largest product-defect verdicts of 2016, and 2017 could also wind up costing the company hundreds of millions of dollars, if not more. The company is facing at least 17 trials in state and federal courts this

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J&J Faces 1,000 More Talc-Cancer Suits After Verdict Loss

By Margaret Cronin Fisk, Tim Bross and Jef Feeley Johnson & Johnson must pay $55 million to a 62-year-old South Dakota woman who blamed her ovarian cancer on the company’s talcum powder in the second such trial loss this year. J&J is accused in more than 1,000 lawsuits in state and federal courts of ignoring

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