J&J Tells Jury It Got 'Out-Lawyered' In Talc Trial

Law360 (March 11, 2019, 9:46 PM EDT) -- An attorney for Johnson & Johnson on Monday told a California jury that while he had been "out-lawyered" during a trial over claims that J&J's baby powder caused a woman's fatal mesothelioma, he maintained during closing arguments there was no scientific proof to back up this alleged link.

Johnson & Johnson is accused of selling baby powder containing asbestos. (AP) Closing arguments in the Oakland trial that began more than two months ago started off with Joseph D. Satterley of Kazan McClain Satterley & Greenwood, representing Teresa E. Leavitt, telling the jury that his client has a “horrible asbestos disease that...

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