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August 24, 2016

In the News Today – August 24, 2016

  • Johnson & Johnson to Appeal Verdicts in Talcum Powder Cases: Johnson & Johnson believes it has “strong grounds” to appeal two multimillion-dollar jury verdicts that alleged a link between the company’s talcum powder product and ovarian cancer. “Plaintiffs’ lawyers have deliberately created confusion about the science of talc at trial,” Gene Williams, outside counsel for Johnson & Johnson, told Legal Newsline. (Legal Newsline)
  • Judge Tosses Starbucks “Ice” Lawsuit: U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson threw out a lawsuit alleging Starbucks misled customers “about the ice-to-product ratio of its cold beverages.” The judge ridiculed the plaintiffs and their attorneys, saying that “no reasonable adult customer — much less a child — could be deceived by the company’s beverage labeling,” reports the Wall Street Journal. This lawsuit, and a similar lawsuit over the amount of steamed milk in Starbucks lattes, were the topic of our latest Faces of Lawsuit Abuse video. (The Wall Street Journal)
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