A California jury has awarded $25.75 million to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure from using Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder thousands of times.

The verdict, announced on Thursday, follows a $117 million award that a New Jersey jury came out with last month against Johnson & Johnson and Imerys Talc America Inc., a talc supplier, over similar claims. It’s the third verdict among cases that allege Johnson & Johnson’s cosmetic talcum powder products caused mesothelioma. A fourth trial, involving a lawyer in South Carolina who died, began on May 14.

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