Press "Enter" to skip to content

Court Tosses $223.8M Ruling Against Johnson & Johnson In Talc Cancer Case

By  Elizabeth Volberding


A state appeals court in New Jersey has tossed out a $223.8 million ruling against Johnson & Johnson regarding its talc powder products, stating that a lower court judge should not have allowed particular scientific testimony to be heard by jurors.

On Tuesday, a New Jersey appeals court threw out a verdict that had been ruled against Johnson & Johnson. A jury had granted four plaintiffs, who stated that they got cancer from being exposed to asbestos in the corporation’s talc powder products, $223.8 million in compensation.

After the verdict, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, reevaluated the case and discovered that a lower court judge permitted the jury to view scientific expert testimony from the plaintiffs that was not allowed…


Live Stream + Chat (

We need your help to keep Caravan to Midnight going,

please consider donating to help keep independent media independent

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Breaking News: