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Court considers $4.69 billion verdict in talcum-powder case

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A Missouri appeals court held rare in-person oral arguments Friday in a case that resulted in a $4.69 billion verdict for a group of women who claimed they contracted ovarian cancer from using Johnson & Johnson talcum powder. The case ...

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Johnson & Johnson posts higher sales, big 4Q profit jump

Higher prescription drug sales helped push Johnson & Johnson’s fourth-quarter profit up by 32 percent. The world’s biggest maker of health care products reported net income of $4.01 billion, or $1.50 per share. That’s up from $3.04 billion, or $1.12, ...

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Johnson & Johnson posts higher sales, big 4Q profit jump

Higher prescription drug sales helped push Johnson & Johnson’s fourth-quarter profit up by 32 percent. The world’s biggest maker of health care products reported net income of $4.01 billion, or $1.50 per share. That’s up from $3.04 billion, or $1.12, ...

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Eastern District ruling reverses $110M verdict in talcum powder case

The Court of Appeals Eastern District ruled Oct. 15 that a St. Louis judge should not have heard a Virginia woman’s claim against Johnson & Johnson, throwing out a $110.5 million verdict in her favor. The verdict was the second-largest ...

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Senate revises venue bill in shadow of court ruling

The Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to a bill that would alter Missouri’s venue and joinder laws — in a way far different from what lawmakers had envisioned just two weeks ago.

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