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New Jersey jury clears J&J of liability in latest talc cancer trial

New Jersey jury clears J&J of liability in latest talc cancer trial
FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo   -   Copyright  Mike Blake(Reuters)
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(Reuters) – A New Jersey jury has cleared Johnson & Johnson of liability in a lawsuit by a man who alleged the company’s talc-based products, including baby powder, caused his mesothelioma.

The unanimous jury decision came down in Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick in the case of plaintiff Ricardo Rimondi.

(Reporting by Tina Bellon in New York; Editing by Bill Berkrot)

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