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Johnson & Johnson Hit With $37 Million Talc Asbestos Verdict

Posted by Robert Walch | Apr 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

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Does talc power have asbestos in it? A huge verdict against Johnson & Johnson as well as a asbestos mining company seems to hint at yes. Financial banker Stephen Lanzo III developed asbestos-specific cancer mesothelioma after years of using Johnson & Johnson baby powder. While Johnson and Johnson pointed to other possible points of exposure to asbestos that could have resulted in mesothelioma, the New Jersey jury sided with Lanzo to the tune of $37 Million. And this isn't the end of the deliberation-- next week this same jury will decide whether this multi-million dollar reward 

Business Insider sheds some more light on this huge talc asbestos verdict, "Officials of both companies were worried that asbestos was tainting talc used in baby powder as early as 1969." Evidence in this case included damming internal memos that warned the company that talc may be in this popular baby product. Judgments this size are hard and long fought and then usually fought again after Johnson and Johnson appeals. 

When a big companies causes serious injuries and deaths big verdicts like this usually follow. Baby powder the the various cancers it causes has been the source of major lawsuits of late and if you think that this popular bath time product may have been the source of your cancer diagnosis, get in touch with us immediately to discuss your options further. There's a lot of confusion around the source of cancers these days so if your cancer seems to be out of nowhere and you used this product, there might be a connection worth investigating. We can help get you the money you need and deserve to help fight your medical battle and financial expenses. At Walch Law, we are here to help you. We are available 24/7 to speak with you. Call us now

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