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J&J Talc Customer Paid For Risky Product, 3rd Circ. Told

Law360, Philadelphia (June 14, 2018, 4:21 PM EDT) -- A Johnson & Johnson customer urged the Third Circuit on Thursday to revive her putative class action over the alleged health hazard associated with the company’s talc-based baby powder, arguing she wouldn’t have purchased the product had she known it could raise her chances of getting ovarian cancer.

During an oral argument before a three-judge panel sitting in Philadelphia, an attorney for named plaintiff Mona Estrada told the court that while she hasn’t become ill from the product, she’s suffered an economic injury because Johnson &...
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