$80 Million in Punitives Added To Johnson & Johnson Talc Damages

$80 Million in Punitives Added To Johnson & Johnson Talc Damages

A New Jersey state court jury awarded $80 million in punitive damages to a man who alleged that Johnson & Johnson's talc-based products, including Johnson's Baby Powder, contain asbestos and caused his mesothelioma.  The $80 million is in addition to the $37 million in compensatory damages previously awarded by the jury.  [4/11/18]

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