The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is promoting a 2019 legislative agenda it hopes will make for more principled local judicial systems.
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As Johnson & Johnson buys ads in apparent damage control, lawyer hopes $4.7B asbestos verdict will lead to greater accountability
Marc Lanier hopes a Missouri trial court judge’s recent decision affirming a $4.69 billion verdict against pharmaceutical giant Johnson &Johnson will propel the company to reach for higher levels of accountability.
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis trial court judge has upheld a record-setting $4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson after a jury moved over the summer to hand out the award to 22 women who alleged they contracted ovarian cancer from using the manufacturer’s Baby Powder and other talc products.
JEFFERSON CITY – Associated Industries of Missouri President and CEO Ray McCarty is hopeful that the asbestos transparency bill recently passed in the Missouri House of Representatives will ultimately usher in a system of fair and equitable treatment for companies charged with exposing residents to the harmful mineral.
The Independent Taxi Drivers Association is “optimistically” awaiting a judge’s imminent appeal ruling in its ongoing battle with the Metro Taxicab Commission over the issuance of taxi permits.