Welcome to Law.com Class Actions: Critical Mass, a weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. Jurors in an opioid trial found drug companies liable for a public nuisance – as well as the state of New York. In a shareholder class action, Johnson & Johnson turned to a declaration by attorney Mark Lanier stating he gave nothing but public information to Reuters for its 2018 talc article. Find out who is representing Procter & Gamble in more than a dozen class actions over its recall of Old Spice and Secret deodorant.

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NY Jury Gives 2nd Verdict to Opioid Plaintiffs