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Asbestos In J&J Talc Killed 30-Year-Old Atty, Jury Told

Law360 (May 24, 2018, 9:54 PM EDT) -- Counsel for the husband of an attorney who died at age 30 from mesothelioma told a South Carolina jury during closing arguments Thursday that asbestos in Johnson & Johnson's baby powder, sold at Rite Aid, caused the disease, while J&J responded that the woman had a rare type of mesothelioma not associated with asbestos.

Christopher Swett of Motley Rice LLC, representing Antoine Bostic and the estate of his late wife and law partner, Bertila Boyd-Bostic, told the jury that Boyd-Bostic’s fatal mesothelioma was caused by Johnson &...
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