Talc
J&J’s LTL Management Bankruptcy and Talc Litigation Update

J&J’s LTL Management Bankruptcy and Talc Litigation Update

On September 19, 2022, oral argument was held before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia during which attorneys for talc injury victims urged the Court to allow their clients to pursue their claims against Johnson & Johnson maintaining their...

Major New Johnson & Johnson Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Updates

Major New Johnson & Johnson Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Updates

Three recent filings in the Johnson & Johnson Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings reflect some of the challenges faced by the pharmaceutical giant as it seeks to create its talc liability spinoff. On December 8, the U.S. Trustee’s office filed a brief objecting to...

Litigation Update: $4.8 Million Verdict Against Talc Supplier

Litigation Update: $4.8 Million Verdict Against Talc Supplier

In the first civil jury trial in Los Angeles County since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the jury awarded a $4.8 million verdict to a 73-year old Vietnam War veteran against talc supplier Whittaker Clark & Daniels (WCD). WCD was for decades one...