But it’s easy to overstate the rulings’ impact on other pending cases trying to link J&J’s Baby Powder and other products to cancer, legal professionals involved with or following the cases told Bloomberg Law.
That’s because the rulings were procedural, they said.
Awards totaling $55 million and $72 million were thrown out on jurisdictional grounds. Two others of $110 million and $70 million are being challenged. The verdicts came from juries in a St. Louis court perceived as plaintiff-friendly, and appealed to the Missouri Court...
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