J&J Wins Another Asbestos-In-Talc Trial In NJ

Law360 (March 27, 2019, 1:24 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey jury on Wednesday swiftly cleared a Johnson & Johnson unit of accusations that its baby powder contained asbestos and gave a 58-year-old man mesothelioma, needing less than an hour to decide that the pharmaceutical and consumer products giant was not at fault.

After beginning deliberations late Wednesday morning, the New Brunswick jury returned shortly thereafter with a verdict entirely in favor of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., rejecting plaintiff Ricardo Rimondi's allegations that it was his decades-long use of Johnson's Baby Powder that had caused his terminal cancer.

During Tuesday's closing arguments, J&J's attorneys painted the lawsuit as...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!