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Jury Tags Johnson & Johnson for Hundreds of Millions for Talculm Powder Mesothelioma Lawsuit

The Mesothelioma frontier continues to build against Johnson & Johnson and their talculm-powder based products.

Late last week a New York State Jury awarded a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma, who contended that her disease was related to her years of use of Johnson & Johnson’s talculm baby powder, millions.  The jury found that J&J’s talculm powder caused the mesothelioma and further awarded $300 million against Johnson & Johnson in punitive damages.

The award was one of the largest awards in the talculm-mesothelioma litigation to date, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.

Just like Monsanto, where the evidence supporting a causal link between Round Up weed killer and non-hodgkin’s lymphoma is significant (as supported by the jury verdicts to date), Johnson & Johnson continues to deny that their baby talculm powder contains asbestos and is dangerous.

Juries across the country have clearly declared they do not agree.

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Jason Ochs is a leading Wyoming personal injury lawyer. He has represented class action, pharmaceutical, and medical cases throughout multiple states.

Jason E. Ochs

Jason began his legal career in 2002 with a national multi-district litigation law firm in Newport Beach, California. There he worked on a variety of high-profile, complex-litigation projects including pharmaceutical and medical-device litigation across the country.

The Ochs Law Firm epitomizes professionalism and commitment to all of our clients, regardless of the size of the case or the might of the Defendant. We practice in Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas and California in personal injury litigation, medical malpractice, defective products, class action lawsuits, Qui Tam lawsuits, litigation across multiple districts, bad faith insurance, and civil litigation.

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