Talcum Powder Mesothelioma Trial Underway

The next talcum powder mesothelioma trial began in Middlesex County Superior Court in New Jersey this month. Plaintiffs filed against Johnson & Johnson saying their talcum powder contains the deadly carcinogen, asbestos. Asbestos can cause a rare but fatal cancer called mesothelioma.

About Mesothelioma

Forming on the protective lining of the lungs and abdomen, mesothelioma is a rare, asbestos-related cancer. According to a 2017 report by the Centers for Disease Control, doctors diagnosis around 2,800 people in the United States each year.  The life expectancy for mesothelioma patients is poor, as there is no cure.

About Talcum Powder Mesothelioma Trial

Many consider this cancer to be an occupational disease, which afflicts workers exposed on the job. However, Johnson & Johnson and other talcum manufacturers now face thousands of lawsuits. Plaintiffs accuse the companies of selling talcum powder products contaminated with asbestos.  These companies will not submit to scientific tests that confirm the presence of asbestos in their products.  They have all also argued against their legal liability.

Judge Ana Viscomi will hear this case in New Jersey, the home of Johnson & Johnson. However, several talcum powder mesothelioma lawsuits already occurred around the United States.  Many juries have decided in favor of the plaintiffs.  Since many juries felt that plaintiffs’ lives were cut tragically short through their use of asbestos-contaminated talcum powder products.

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A Complex Litigation attorney like those found at The Michael Brady Lynch Firm is critical when seeking help to cover your asbestos-related expenses. Identifying when and where you were exposed to asbestos is crucial to your lawsuit. Experienced lawyers are familiar with companies that used asbestos and know which job sites had a significant amount of asbestos use. Also, they know which products contained high concentrations of the toxic mineral. Consultations are completely free, confidential and have no obligation.

The Michael Brady Lynch Firm has successfully represented thousands of consumers and recovered millions of dollars for their clients. The industry has recognized our team of attorneys as some of the most experienced and successful in the country. Many seek out our award-winning staff for our knowledge on complex litigation, scientific evidence development, negotiation strategies and trial tactics.

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