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J&J Tests Weren't Meant To Find Asbestos In Talc, Jury Told

Law360 (April 3, 2018, 8:55 PM EDT) -- Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder contained asbestos for years, and the company hid this fact from consumers and regulators by using tests it knew wouldn’t detect the toxic mineral, counsel for a man alleging J&J products caused his mesothelioma said Tuesday during closing arguments in a New Jersey trial.

During the start of closing arguments in New Brunswick on Monday, J&J attorney Mike Brock of Kirkland & Ellis LLP told the jury that plaintiff Stephen Lanzo III’s daily use of J&J products for roughly four decades...
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