LOS ANGELES – In a trial to decide if Amy Fong contracted mesothelioma from asbestos allegedly in Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder, a statistician brought in as an expert witness by her lawyer said on Monday it’s almost a certainty Fong was exposed.
LOS ANGELES – In a trial over allegations asbestos in baby powder caused Amy Fong’s mesothelioma, attorneys for Johnson & Johnson on Friday continued to question if the baby powder she used was the same that a key plaintiff witness contends tested positive for the deadly mineral.
LOS ANGELES – In a trial over allegations that Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder tainted with asbestos caused a woman’s mesothelioma, attorneys for the company on Thursday sought to undermine the testimony of a key plaintiff witness saying bottles of the powder he tested were of uncertain origin.
LOS ANGELES – An expert witness for plaintiff Amy Fong said on Wednesday in a trial to decide if the talc caused Fong to develop mesothelioma that a majority of bottles of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder tested positive for asbestos.
LOS ANGELES – An expert witness for plaintiff Amy Fong said on Tuesday that millions of particles of asbestos had been detected in a single bottle of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder in a trial over allegations the talc caused Fong’s mesothelioma.
LOS ANGELES – In a trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder allegedly contaminated with asbestos caused a woman’s mesothelioma, documents on Wednesday revealed that at least one Johnson & Johnson executive wrote that the company should consider using corn starch instead of talc powder.
LOS ANGELES – An attorney for plaintiff Amy Fong on Tuesday appeared to be attempting to portray the Korean-mined Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Fong alleges caused her mesothelioma to be under-tested and under-regulated.
LOS ANGELES – In a taped deposition filmed in September of 2018, a top company spokesman for Johnson & Johnson flatly denied the company knew corn starch was safer than talc in a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder caused a woman’s mesothelioma.
LOS ANGELES – A physician who has treated hundreds of patients exposed to asbestos said on Tuesday that Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder was the cause of Amy Fong’s mesothelioma, not from breathing air in Hong Kong as Johnson & Johnson lawyers allege.
LOS ANGELES - In a trial to decide if asbestos in baby powder caused a woman to develop mesothelioma, attorneys for Johnson & Johnson on Monday argued that Amy Fong had lived near an asbestos-producing incinerator in Hong Kong that caused her disease.
TORRANCE, Calif. – A pulmonary doctor specializing in lung diseases told a courtroom on Friday that plaintiff Carolyn Weirick’s mesothelioma was not caused by Johnson & Johnson baby powder, while Weirick’s attorneys portrayed him as a biased mercenary for major corporations that recklessly use asbestos in their products.
The attorney for plaintiff Carolyn Weirick sought last week to portray an expert witness for Johnson & Johnson as a highly paid industry spokesman and wrong in his testimony that there was no asbestos in the manufacturer's baby powder during a trial to decide if the product caused Weirick’s mesothelioma.
In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder allegedly laced with asbestos caused a woman’s mesothelioma, an expert witness for the company told a jury last week that there was no asbestos in the talc powder.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Officials for Johnson & Johnson and attorneys representing plaintiffs suing the company for alleged asbestos-tainted baby powder both vowed on Tuesday to continue litigating after two recent verdicts went against the company.
SAN DIEGO – Attorneys defending Johnson & Johnson sought to establish that doctors don’t bother with IFUs (instructions for use) that come with pelvic mesh kits in a trial to decide if the company allegedly sold the devices knowing they were harmful.
TORRANCE – An expert witness for plaintiff Carolyn Weirick on Monday told attorneys that baby powder testing by the Food and Drug Administration was not sensitive enough to detect asbestos, while attorneys for Johnson & Johnson portrayed the witness as too dependent on a single source of information.
TORRANCE – Attorneys for plaintiff Carolyn Weirick on Friday presented study findings that said a person’s risk of developing mesothelioma goes up with increased talc powder dosage and the younger a person is exposed, the higher the risk, but an expert witness for Johnson & Johnson disputed portions of that testimony.
SAN DIEGO – Closing arguments in a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson sold pelvic mesh kits to treat female incontinence allegedly knowing the devices were causing women injuries were heard on Thursday, the first trial launched by a state attorney general seeking damages alleging unfair competition and false advertising.
SAN DIEGO – In a trial to decide if Johnson & Johnson, through its subsidiary Ethicon, allegedly sold pelvic mesh kits it knew were causing harm to women, a doctor on Wednesday testifying for the company said the devices freed women from a crippled life.
TORRANCE – An asbestos researcher who appeared as a witness for Johnson & Johnson on Thursday indicated that plaintiff Carolyn Weirick developed mesothelioma not from baby powder, but because she was unlucky.