November 1, 2017 / 8:13 PM / a year ago

Alabama woman's family seeks reconsideration of J&J talc ruling

Lawyers for the family of an Alabama woman who blamed her death from ovarian cancer on her use of Johnson & Johnson talc-based products have asked a Missouri appeals court to revisit its decision to overturn a $72 million verdict against the company.

The family’s lawyers on Tuesday urged the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District to either grant a rehearing in the case over Jacqueline Fox’s death or to transfer the case to the state’s top court, given the “importance of the issue.”

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