Watch Keys of 12-Day, $750M Talc Trial in 20-Minute Video - FREE

Posted by Courtroom View Network on Apr 21, 2020 1:53:00 PM

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In September 2019, a New Jersey jury returned a $37.2 million verdict for four plaintiffs claiming they developed mesothelioma from asbestos supposedly present in Johnson & Johnson's cosmetic talc products. The following January, a new jury convened to consider claims for punitive damages in a second trial that included in-person testimony from J&J CEO Alex Gorsky for the first time at a cosmetic talc trial.

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Topics: Barden v. Johnson & Johnson

|VIDEO| How Chris Panatier's Closing Set Up a Blockbuster Talc Trial Verdict Against J&J

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 15, 2020 3:06:15 PM

A colorful analogy can better connect jurors with terms and issues they’re not naturally familiar with, and serve as a memorable hook to a key element of a case. In closings of a 2019 talc trial against Johnson & Johnson, Chris Panatier used an ice cream shop analogy to argue his point on asbestos test terminology and help set up a blockbuster verdict. 

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Topics: Asbestos, new jersey, Talc, Barden v. Johnson & Johnson