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

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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 …


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