Jurors were shocked and on the verge of tears after a state judge in Georgia declared a mistrial nearly a month into a trial on whether Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder caused a woman’s ovarian cancer.
Fulton County State Court Judge Jane Morrison scrapped the trial on Oct. 8 and sent the jury home after the foreperson said they were hopelessly deadlocked, with 10 voting in favor of the daughter and estate of Diane Brower, and two voting for J&J.
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