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South Carolina Court of Appeals Approves Cumulative Dose Theory, Increased Verdict For Plaintiffs

By Tim Larkin and Caroline Shea on Oct 08, 2021 09:34 am

On September 1, 2021, the South Carolina Court of Appeals affirmed the circuit court’s decision in the matter of Jolly v. General Electric, et al. in which it had (1) denied defendants’ motion for a JNOV, (2) granted a new trial nisi additur, and (3) denied motions to quash subpoenas requiring defendants’ corporate representatives to...Continue Reading…

Jury Returns Defense Verdict in Third Post-Pandemic Ovarian Cancer Talc Trial

By Magda Patitsas and Corey Schaecher on Oct 08, 2021 08:00 am

On September 27, 2021, after 18 days of trial and a mere hour of deliberations, a City of St. Louis, Missouri jury rendered a defense verdict in favor of Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) on claims of three women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Forrest v. Johnson & Johnson, et al., No. 1522-CC00419-02 (Mo. Cir. Ct., St....Continue Reading…

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