Asbestos-Tainted Talc Case Ends In Defense Verdict For Powder, Talc Companies

Mealey's (November 10, 2015, 4:05 PM EST) -- TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey jury on Nov. 2 found a talcum powder supplier and its raw talc supplier not liable for causing a woman’s mesothelioma (David and Linda Fishbain v. Colgate-Palmolive, et al., No. MID-L-5633-13AS, N.J. Super., Middlesex Co.).

(Verdict sheet available.  Document #01-151118-002V.)

Linda and David Fishbain filed suit in the Middlesex County, N.J., Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed her to asbestos.  The Fishbains alleged exposure between the 1960s and 1980s when she used Cashmere Bouquet and Desert Flower...
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