Blank Rome Trial Team Secures Unanimous Jury Verdict on Behalf of Johnson & Johnson Following Six-Week Trial
A Blank Rome team successfully represented Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, PA, on September 24, 2021, when the jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of J&J following a six-week jury trial, wholly rejecting the plaintiff’s claim that her use of J&J’s baby powder caused the plaintiff’s ovarian cancer.
For more information, please read:
- Philadelphia Jury Clears J&J In Talc Cancer Case (Law360)
- Phila. Jury Hands Up Defense Verdict in Suit Linking J&J Talc Products to Cancer (The Legal Intelligencer)
'Battle of the Experts': How J&J Won Its Talc Trial in Plaintiff-Friendly Philadelphia (The Legal Intelligencer)
The Blank Rome team was led by Jim Smith and assisted by Rebecca Ward, Will Cruse, Heidi Crikelair, Morgan Barry, Diane Canning, Harold Aryee, and Connie Enoch, as well as Debra Pole and her colleagues from Sidley Austin.
This success was highlighted as one of the top five highest verdicts covered by The Legal Intelligencer in 2021, in Looking Back on The Legal's Top Verdicts of 2021.