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Patient disclosure sparks testy exchange in J&J talc trial

By John Sammon | Jul 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A gynecological oncologist called by Johnson & Johnson disputed an allegation he was engaging in a conflict of interest in withholding information from some of the 22 women suing the company over its baby powder they claimed gave them ovarian cancer----by not telling them he was testifying against them in court.

Man alleges exposure to asbestos in Wisconsin caused lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 4, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A couple alleges the husband's cancer was caused by his exposure to asbestos during his employment.

Lanier goes after J&J epidemiologist who says plaintiff asbestos findings wrong

By John Sammon | Jul 3, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The attorney for 22 women plaintiffs suing Johnson & Johnson for the baby powder they claimed gave them ovarian cancer on July 2 challenged the qualifications of a defense witness epidemiologist and accused her of leaving pertinent information out of her findings.

Plaintiff lawyer says J&J accused of altering records as scientist maintains product is asbestos free

By John Sammon | Jul 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Mark Lanier, the attorney for 22 women suing baby powder maker Johnson & Johnson for the talc powder they claimed gave them ovarian cancer, said a J&J scientist had been accused of altering records to quash knowledge the product contained asbestos.

Asbestos attorney says defense expert playing 'name games'; J&J witness says it's wrong to call things asbestos that are not

By John Sammon | Jun 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Mark Lanier, the attorney for 22 women suing baby powder maker Johnson & Johnson alleging the talc product gave them ovarian cancer, told a star witness for the defense he was engaging in a “name game,” attempting to call asbestos something else.

Findings of scientist disputed in Johnson & Johnson talc trial

By John Sammon | Jun 28, 2018

On the day that plaintiffs rested their case, an attorney for Johnson & Johnson (J&J) brought in his own expert witness seeking to undermine the testimony of 22 women in a lawsuit claiming they developed ovarian cancer from the use of asbestos-laced baby powder.

Man alleges lung disease caused by exposure to asbestos in Union Carbide, others' products

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 28, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former carpenter and millwright alleges he developed a lung disease as a result of exposure to asbestos during his career.

Oncologist points to asbestos as source of plaintiffs' cancer in St. Louis talc trial

By John Sammon | Jun 27, 2018

A noted oncologist told a jury in the 22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri on June 26 that the female plaintiffs who are suing Baby Powder maker Johnson & Johnson for ovarian cancer they allegedly contracted from using the product got the disease from exposure to asbestos.

Expert witness discusses link to asbestos in ovarian cancer in Johnson & Johnson talc trial

By John Sammon | Jun 26, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An expert witness called by the lawyer for 22 women suing baby powder maker Johnson & Johnson in the 22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri for allegedly causing their ovarian cancer agreed on June 25 that asbestos can cause the disease.

Kansas couple alleges asbestos in products made by Bayer, others caused mesothelioma

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 26, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Kansas couple is seeking damages over allegations the husband developed mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure.

Former electrician alleges Bechtel Power, others failed to warn of asbestos dangers

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 26, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former electrician alleges exposure to asbestos at his job and through family members caused him to develop lung cancer.

Former maintenance mechanic seeks damages from Bechtel Power, others over alleged asbestos injuries

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 14, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former maintenance mechanic alleges exposure to asbestos during his worker career led to the development of lung cancer.

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