The nearly $4.7 billion verdict that a St. Louis jury handed down Thursday against Johnson & Johnson over its talcum powder was by far the largest verdict seen out of a litigation that has already produced several eye-catching wins for plaintiffs.

However, the ruling also came less than two weeks after a $55 million verdict raising similar claims was reversed, and, last year, another multimillion talc verdict was also vacated.

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