Missouri appeals court tosses $55 million J&J talc-powder verdict

Missouri appeals court tosses $55 million J&J talc-powder verdict


A Missouri appeals court on Friday threw out a $55 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using talc-based products, including J&J's baby powder, citing a U.S. Supreme court ruling on where such cases can be brought. FILE PHOTO: A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York, February 24, 2016.



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