J&J Expert: Mesothelioma In Women Rarely Due To Asbestos​​​​​​​

Law360 (October 3, 2018, 11:05 PM EDT) -- A Johns Hopkins epidemiologist testifying for Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday told a New Jersey jury that more than three-quarters of mesothelioma cases in women are not attributable to asbestos exposure, citing studies as the company defends against a woman's claims that her alleged exposure to asbestos in J&J's baby powder caused her cancer.

During the third week of the trial in New Brunswick, Johnson & Johnson called to the stand professor Gregory Diette, a specialist in the epidemiology of lung diseases at Johns Hopkins University, to testify that its talcum powder products didn't cause plaintiff Rosalind Henry's mesothelioma, a fatal cancer of the...

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