July 10, 2018 / 9:59 PM / 4 months ago

Colgate-Palmolive settles talc cancer case ahead of trial

Colgate-Palmolive on Monday settled after eight days of jury selection a lawsuit brought by a California man who alleged his use of talcum powder made by the company’s predecessor exposed him to asbestos and caused his mesothelioma.

The case of 67-year-old Paul Garcia, which had gone to trial on June 26 in Los Angeles County Superior Court, was settled for an undisclosed amount, according to court records.

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