Johnson & Johnson prevailed in two talc trials in the span of a week after a St. Louis jury rejected claims that the company’s baby powder caused a woman’s ovarian cancer.
The Dec. 20 verdict involved claims from plaintiff Vickie Forrest, who was one of 13 women whose case was halted by the Missouri Supreme Court earlier this year. Allison Brown of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Michael Brown of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough defended Johnson & Johnson.
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