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.
ST. LOUIS – A former carpenter and millwright alleges he developed a lung disease as a result of exposure to asbestos during his career.
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.
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.
ST. LOUIS – A Kansas couple is seeking damages over allegations the husband developed mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure.
ST. LOUIS – A former electrician alleges exposure to asbestos at his job and through family members caused him to develop lung cancer.
ST. LOUIS – A former maintenance mechanic alleges exposure to asbestos during his worker career led to the development of lung cancer.