4 Mesothelioma Patients Tell NJ Jury J&J Gave Them Cancer

By Daniel Siegal (July 15, 2019, 8:27 PM EDT) -- An attorney for four people with mesothelioma told a New Jersey jury during opening statements Monday that asbestos concealed in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products caused his clients' cancers, while the company's counsel countered that none of the quartet show the hallmarks of asbestos exposure.

During the first day of the trial in front of Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Ana Viscomi, Moshe Maimon of Levy Konigsberg LLP said that the trial was about J&J's failure to take responsibility for the harm caused by its products, and about the disparity between what it knew internally and what it said publicly. ...

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