J&J Hid Asbestos In Talc For Years, Latest Jury Told In SC

Law360 (May 13, 2019, 10:19 PM EDT) -- One of thousands of talcum powder cases Johnson & Johnson failed to transfer to Delaware federal court last week headed to trial in South Carolina on Monday, with counsel for a woman with mesothelioma telling the jury that J&J had been hiding the asbestos in its product for decades.

During the first day of the trial in Richland County, Christopher Swett of Motley Rice LLC representing Beth-Anee Johnson and her husband John W. Greenley Jr., told the state jury that J&J has known that asbestos causes mesothelioma for a half-century, and has known for nearly that long that there were asbestos...

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