Judge Declares Mistrial in Johnson & Johnson Talc Mesothelioma Trial

Talc Cancer Lawsuits

On Tuesday, California Judge, C. Edward Simpson, granted a mistrial in the first lawsuit to go to trial over claims that Johnson & Johnson’s popular talc-based hygiene products can cause mesothelioma, a deadly cancer generally linked to asbestos exposure. (Prior trials have concerned ovarian cancer.) The Judge declared a mistrial because witness testimony referenced ovarian...

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