Ill. Judge Strikes Testimony of J&J Exec During Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial
July 26, 2021
BELLEVILLE, Ill. –– An Illinois state court judge overseeing an ongoing talcum powder ovarian cancer trial has struck the entire testimony of Johnson & Johnson executive Susan Nicholson, M.D., after the company’s Vice President of Women’s Health failed to show for further cross-examination.
Sources told HarrisMartin Publishing that Hon. Christopher Kolker issued the contempt order against Johnson & Johnson and defense witness Susan Nicholson on July 26, issuing a 501 missing witness instruction.
"I guess it's probably apparent because of the delay we've had this morning that there's been a couple things going on," Judge Kolker told jurors. "Dr. Nicholson …