Ex-Harvard Doc Tells Jury Woman's Ovaries Contained Talc

Law360, Los Angeles (August 2, 2017, 9:37 PM EDT) -- A recently retired Harvard pathologist testifying on behalf of a woman alleging Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder products gave her terminal ovarian cancer told a California jury Wednesday that he found numerous talc particles in the woman's surgically removed ovarian tissue.

During the second week of the trial in Los Angeles, plaintiff Eva Echeverria called to the stand pathology expert John Godleski, who retired earlier this year from his professorship in the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, to testify about his examination of tissue samples taken from Echeverria's reproductive organs, which were removed as a surgical treatment of her...

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