What’s Being Said About Our Recent Verdict:
“The money really isn’t the important part. It’s for women to learn about what’s in Talc and get it [removed from products]. And that maybe one or more will never have to go through this, or you won’t have to put it on your babies, because that’s the important thing about it.”
See the full story on CBS News.
“’If J&J insists on continuing to sell talc, they should mark it with a serious warning,’ Mark Lanier, lead counsel for the women and their families, said in a statement.”
See the full story on The Wall Street Journal.
“‘There were people crying, people hugging,’ [Mark Lanier] added. ‘It’s been quite an emotional scene.’”
See the full story on The New York Times.
“‘Mark Lanier, the lawyer for the women, in a statement following the verdict called on J&J to pull its talc products from the market ‘before causing further anguish, harm, and death from a terrible disease.’”
See the full story on Huffington Post.
“’For over 40 years, Johnson & Johnson has covered up the evidence of asbestos in their products,’ Lanier said. ‘We hope this verdict will get the attention of the J&J board and that it will lead them to better inform the medical community and the public about the connection between asbestos, talc, and ovarian cancer.’”
See the full story on Law360.
“The latest case is one of a string of legal claims that center on the alleged presence of asbestos in the talcum Johnson & Johnson puts in products, such as baby powder. Lawyers allege asbestos fibers and talc particles had been found in the ovarian tissues of many of the women they represented.”
See the full story on Newsweek.